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Investigation important following Bradford County accidents

A fatal car accident in Bradford County, Pennsylvania has recently left one person injured and another person dead. According to reports, a 30-year-old man was driving a car on State Route 6 when a head-on collision occurred between the car and another truck on the road. The man driving the car was killed on the scene. The driver of the truck was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries.

Pennsylvania state police shut down the road following the accident to investigate. An investigation is critical following a car accident. An accident investigation can help the parties understand why the car crash occurred, who was at fault and what damage was done. This information can be useful for anyone who happened to suffer injuries as a result of the accident. In particular, any evidence of negligence can be useful for the injured.

Those injured in car accidents can suffer in many ways. While people likely understand the physical pain associated with injuries, the financial consequences may not be as clear. Following a car accident, people can be left with medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost wages and more. These expenses may be ongoing if the injuries take a long time to heal or cause permanent damage. The costs can quickly become overwhelming to car accident victims and their families.

Evidence of negligence can be used by the injured parties to help compensate them for the financial consequences caused by the accident. Those injured in a car accident can recover compensation from a negligent driver to pay for these costs. The evidence collected by police or through a private accident investigation can help to prove negligence and get injured parties the money they need and deserve.

Source: WBNG, "Fatal crash in Bradford County," Chelsea Bishop and Anna Norris, July 17, 2014

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