One person is dead and another is in hospital after a crash between a truck and a car on a busy Hamilton street recently. Ontario residents continue to be victimized in motor vehicles crashes. In this car accident, the pickup truck was heading north when it slammed into a car heading southbound.
The driver of the car died at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck was transported to hospital. The truck driver’s injuries are not life-threatening. Police are continuing the investigation to ascertain whether alcohol or drugs played a factor in the collision. It was the 13th motor vehicle fatality in Hamilton this year.
Losing family members to fatal car accidents is tragic. There is nothing that can truly ease the pain and suffering. Family members have the right to consult with a lawyer regarding the possibility of pursuing compensation for their loss.
An Ontario lawyer who is experienced in personal injury law can help the family of a loved one who perished in a fatal car accident. A lawyer understands the legalities of dealing with insurance companies and will know how to approach each case strategically and work to get the best outcome in terms of compensation. That goes for those who have lost a loved one in a car accident or for those who have been injured.
Ontario residents injured in a car accident often face life-altering injuries like head injuries, spinal cord injuries, burns, fractures, broken bones and injuries to soft tissue. These could take months of painful rehabilitation and could affect both a person’s personal and work life. A compassionate lawyer will provide the guidance on each step of the compensation process.
Source: thestar.com, “Driver killed in overnight crash on busy Hamilton street“, Rosie-ann Grover, Aug. 29, 2017