The driver was killed and the passenger was injured in a truck wreck that occurred on U.S. Highway 58 in Wise County, Virginia (VA). This fatal Wise County wreck happened when the 2001 GMC pickup truck was driven off the road striking an embankment and flipping the pickup truck back onto the road, according to tricities.com.
The passenger in the truck, Tammy Mars, was injured in the Wise County pick truck accident. What exactly caused the driver to veer off the road remains unknown. We will have to wait and see what the accident report reveals.
If the injured passenger in this tragic wreck incurs significant medical bills, she should consider speaking to a lawyer about her legal options. A claim does not necessarily need to be filed against the truck driver, who may have been a friend, but a claim can be filed with the insurance company that provided coverage for the truck.
To learn more, take a look at our FAQs about truck accident passenger injury claims.