08 Feb 2017 Head-On Crash on Highway 23 in Foley, MN Seriously Injures Driver
Less than a week after an suspected drunk driver struck and killed a mother of three, Foley, Minnesota, was again the site of a fatal car accident. On Monday, February 6th, Terry Allan Vedder, 62, was traveling westbound on Highway 23 when his Kia Sorento was struck by a Buick Lacrosse traveling eastbound that had crossed the center line.
Mr. Vedder was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Following severe injuries in a car accident, filing a lawsuit against the other driver can result in compensation for your injuries. The compensation generally includes amounts for physical pain, emotional suffering, disability, disfigurement, medical expenses, rehabilitation, occupational therapy, lost income, and loss of quality of life. In most cases, the money collected is from the insurance company of the at-fault driver
A personal injury lawsuit against an at-fault driver generally seeks compensation for medical expenses, lost income and “pain and suffering,” which includes amounts for disability, disfigurement, emotional distress, and loss of quality of life.
One factor in determining pain and suffering compensation is the injuries:
- amputation due to crushed limb
- brain damage
- eye injury
- broken neck (C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7 fracture)
- tibial plateau fracture
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News: Fatal Crashes in Minnesota
On Tuesday evening, a 35-year-old Foreston, Minnesota woman was tragically killed when her car was struck by a suspected drunk driver on Hwy. 23 in Foley. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the woman was driving eastbound on Highway 23 with her three young children when a GMC Yukon traveling the other direction crossed over the center line and crashed into her vehicle, killing her and injuring two of her children.
A fatal crash took place early this morning in Renville County, MN. Todd Serbus, 46, was driving northbound on Hwy 71 when he collided with a Mack tractor-trailer that was traveling southbound
A pickup truck driver who fatally hit a pedestrian in a Wright County intersection remains jailed on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). That driver was arrested Friday, January 13, 2017, after he ran over a 59-year-old man from Waconia, Minnesota, who was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center, but died from his injuries. The pickup truck driver is being charged with criminal vehicular homicide.