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3 injured in fiery Massachusetts crash

On March 20, it was reported that three people, including a 16-year-old Massachusetts boy, were injured in car crash. According to the Massachusetts State Police, the crash was caused by a 56-year-old woman who crashed into another a Honda Civic on McGrath Highway while suffering from a medical emergency. Reports initially stated that the crash occurred at 7:15 a.m., but officials released information saying that the crash happed at 8 a.m. The impact of the collision caused the Honda Civic to burst into flames. The 16-year-old boy was reportedly walking near the scene when the crash took place and suffered an injury as a result. He was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life threatening. The driver of the Civic, a 26-year-old woman, and the 56-year-old driver were also taken to a hospital with severe injuries. Three other vehicles were also said to be involved in the accident, but authorities stated that the other drivers did not suffer any injuries. It was not stated what type of medical emergency the driver who caused the accident suffered. However, the authorities had not filed any charges against her when the accident was reported. Those who become involved in a car accident are at risk for suffering serious injuries. If it was determined that one driver was found to be at fault for causing the crash, the injured person might choose to file a personal injury lawsuit, which may result in reimbursement for some damages associated with the crash. In most cases, an attorney may use the injured person’s medical records and the police report, among other pieces of evidence, to demonstrate the extent of the damages that were sustained by the injured person. If the attorney cannot reach an acceptable settlement, the case may be taken to court. Source: Boston.com, “Teen, Two Women Seriously Injured in Fiery Somerville Crash“, Dialynn Dwyer, March 20, 2015

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