DRAKE, NORTH DAKOTA (March 2, 2017) – A man was killed on Thursday in a head on collision with a semi-truck on Highway 52, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on Thursday morning on Highway 52, about five miles north of Drake. A pickup truck heading eastbound veered into the westbound lanes for an unknown reason and collided head on with a semi-truck. The pickup truck spun out after the collision and came to rest on the shoulder. The semi-truck jackknifed, and the cab overturned and landed in a nearby ditch.
The driver of the pickup truck was tragically declared dead at the scene. The driver of the semi truck was extricated and rushed to a local hospital for treatment of major injuries. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.