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Car accident in snowy weather leads to 1 death, 2 injuries

| Jan 16, 2019 | Car Accidents

A motor vehicle collision in West Virginia recently led to the loss of a man’s life as well as injuries to two other individuals. The car accident took place along West Virginia 2. It apparently occurred in snowy weather on a Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the driver of a car was going north on the highway at around 4 p.m. and lost control of the motor vehicle. The car ended up crashing into a car that was headed south. The collision, which was reportedly nearly head on, occurred as snow started to cover the area.

The driver who was headed north passed away in the collision. Meanwhile, his passenger, a woman, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital. The person driving the southbound car suffered what authorities believed to be minor injuries.

The woman who suffered serious injuries in the car accident may opt to file a personal injury claim against the estate of the deceased driver who is believed to have caused the accident. Likewise, anybody with an ownership interest in the automobile that he was driving at the time of the crash may be sued. The southbound driver who suffered injuries might also decide to file a personal injury claim if his or her injuries end up being serious. Liability needs to be established before the court hearing such cases before claims for financial damages will be determined. A successfully fought case may lead to monetary award that might help with covering hospital bills and other losses tied to the West Virginia car accident.