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Head-on collision leaves Hanover man dead, two others injured

Fatal car accidents are always a cause for concern, whether they occur in Massachusetts or elsewhere and most drivers try to ensure that they are not the cause. To avoid accidents, drivers must stay in their own lane and keep an eye on the vehicles around them, especially when driving in two-way traffic. That’s because multiple vehicle accidents place more lives at risk.Recently, a car accident involving four vehicles resulted in the death of a local man from Hanover, Massachusetts. The deceased was driving westward when his car collided with another vehicle also moving in the same direction and then rebounded into opposing traffic. This led to a head-on collision with a third vehicle whose occupants were also injured and taken to a hospital. No other injuries or casualties were reported and police are still trying to determine why the multiple collisions occurred. When the exact reason for a fatal car accident is not known, it adds an unwelcome element of confusion to the pain and suffering of the victims and their families. From a judicial standpoint, assigning liability becomes complicated and thus any compensation may be delayed.While it is easy to assume negligence on the part of a driver, the actual cause of the accident might turn out to be quite different. And when more than one car and driver are involved, tracing the sequence of events that led to the crash becomes important. However, the victim’s family, who may very well seek legal representation in order to claim compensation, are left to wait until legal procedure is completed. Although that process is certainly painful; however, the victim and their family may have an easier time if they are awarded compensation. Source: Wicked Local Hanover, “96-year-old driver killed in Hanover crash“, Lane Lambert, April 1, 2014

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