After blowing a tire, a dump truck caused a three-vehicle crash that lead to the death of Shelly Burgau near Alexandria, MN last Friday. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened at about 2:15 PM. The dump truck, driven by Paul Carlsen (65) of Garfield, was traveling west on County Road 82 when it blew a tire. The dump truck then crossed the centerline, striking a pick-up truck and Burgau’s SUV.
Minnesota Truck Accident Lawyers
Our team of truck accident lawyers helps families who lost a loved one in crashes throughout the state of Minnesota. We have been successfully representing families in wrongful death lawsuits for the past 40 years, including crash cases that have involved dump trucks. Our legal team has collected millions of dollars on behalf of our clients, many of whom were injured or killed by negligent truck drivers. While no amount of money could ever make up for your family’s loss, filing a wrongful death lawsuit will help you seek justice and compensation for damages including:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
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Our legal team is based in Minneapolis and offers free consultations. If you would like to talk to a lawyer about your family’s case, please call 612-338-0202, text 612-261-0856, or fill out the form below.