Car accidents can often leave those involved with both physical and emotional injuries for an extended period of time after the crash. Sometimes when a person drives in a negligent manner, it can create horrible accidents that injure all those involved. However, when a victim is trapped inside the car immediately after the collision, it can leave an emotional toll that is much greater than the usual injuries. Unfortunately, one car accident in Nebraska recently injured two people.
The accident occurred on the afternoon of April 18 at around 4:45 p.m. and involved two motor vehicles. The collision took place after a man driving a car ran a stop sign and struck a truck. This caused the truck to end up in a ditch on the side of the road.
Emergency personnel arrived at the scene and had to physically remove the two victims from the vehicle. The two victims were then transported to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries was not immediately stated. The accident is currently under investigation by Nebraska police.
Once investigations of the car accident have been completed, the victims of the collision may have the right to seek monetary compensation for the injuries they have suffered. Compensation could be used by the victims to pay for any hospital bills that result from the accident, or to supplement their income if they are unable to work because of their injuries. Hopefully this will allow the victims to focus on healing and returning to their normal routine instead of worrying about new bills from the hospital.
Source: NTV ABC, "Firefighters Rescue Two Trapped in Ditch Following Crash", Steve White, April 18, 2014