Boones Mill, VA Teen Killed in Car Crash
According to the Franklin News-Post, the teenaged driver of a Mercury Cougar lost control of her car on Route 122 and struck four other vehicles before running off the road and slammng into a building. The at-fault driver had been speeding around a curve and crossed over the center line into the path of oncoing traffic.
A total of four people were also injured in the accident. Those survivors were transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and police continue to investigate the wreckaccident.
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The injured victims may have grounds to pursue damages through personal injury claims, and the family of the teen who died could potentially pursue a wrongful death suit. To learn about what types of damages could be obtained from an accident involving a reckless driver, take a look at this consumer report written by an experienced personal injury attorney in Virginia.