Tractor-Trailer Accident Leaves Man Seriously Injured in Montana
A pickup truck attempting a U-turn onto Highway 200 near Johnsrud Park, Montana was broadsided by a tractor-trailer on Sunday, Feb. 12, seriously injuring the driver of the passenger vehicle. According to Missoulian.com, the driver of the pickup had to be rescued from his vehicle by emergency crews. A third vehicle, which had been parked on the shoulder of the road, was also involved in the accident. The driver of that vehicle and a passenger were treated for minor injuries. According to the report, the driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.