In Chelmsford, Massachusetts, a multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer, a car, and a pickup truck on Interstate 495 today left one person dead. The traffic accident occurred when a Dodge Intrepid hit a Kenworth tractor-trailer.
The tractor-trailer driver then lost control of his truck, which crossed the median before hitting a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck in a head-on collision. The driver of the pickup truck, Charles Butzer, died in the crash. Jody Anderson, the tractor-trailer driver, was treated for minor injuries at Lowell General Hospital.
Police are conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the crash. They say that thunderstorms may have contributed in causing the fatal auto collision.
With Massachusetts traffic accidents involving multiple parties, it is important to work with a Boston motor vehicle crash lawyer that has the resources and connections to work with experienced accident reconstructionist experts that can examine the vehicles involved and the accident scene to determine what caused the crash. There may be more than one party that can be held liable for injuries or wrongful death.
If someone you love has died because of a negligent driver or another liable party, Massachusetts’s wrongful death law allows you to sue for wrongful death.
1 Dead In Pickup, Tractor-Trailer Crash, WCBV.com, July 24, 2008
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