A Friday night crash in Brockton, Massachusetts left one person critically injured. According to authorities, the accident took place at approximately 7:30 pm on East Street. Brockton Police were dispatched in reference to the accident call. According to Lt. Ken Grice, the sequence of events began with a man attempting to make a turn from East Street into his driveway. At the same time, a truck was traveling behind the man and attempted to make a pass to go around the man’s vehicle. The truck failed to maneuver safely around the vehicle, however, and ended up sideswiping the turning car.
Emergency medical personnel quickly responded to the scene of the accident while officers investigated. Upon their arrival, they provided aid to the injured man before eventually taking him to a Boston hospital. The man is listed in critical condition at the hospital. At this time, authorities have not released the name of the driver or the injured victim. The Brockton Police Department continues to investigate the crash. It is not is police plan to charge the man in the pickup truck for his role in the crash.
Serious Car Accidents
This car accident reminds us that we are at risk every time we step into a vehicle. Even routine activities like turning into your own driveway can have deadly consequences if we happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Ultimately, our safety on the roadways depends not only the decisions that we make, but also on the decisions of other drivers. If another driver chooses to drive dangerously or reckless it puts everyone else on the road at risk.
In cases such as these, there is a clear case of negligence against the driver who caused the collision. A person who fails to take reasonable car for the safety of others can be considered legally negligent. Where negligence leads to serious injuries, a legal claim can and should be brought against the responsible parties.
Personal injury claims are extremely complicated. Before you take any steps to pursue legal action against a person who may be responsible for your injuries, it is imperative that you contact an attorney experienced in these matters. At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, we know how to serious accident claims to ensure that your legal rights are protected. Please call us today at 617-367-2900 for a free consultation.
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