Bergheim–Head-on Collision on State Highway 46
Posted on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at 12:19 am
Police had to use the jaws of life to extricate one of the victims in a collision on State Highway 46 last Monday.
Monday evening, a major wreck was reported at the 500 block of E. State Highway 46. When local officers arrived at the scene, one vehicle had caught fire, trapping its occupant inside. Investigators have yet to release details surrounding the crash, but it was confirmed that two drivers sustained serious but not life threatening injuries from the impact. Both parties were rushed to a hospital for treatment.
No identification has been released until the victim’s family members have been notified.
The crash remains under investigation.
Anyone who has information relevant to the collision is encouraged to get in touch with Bergheim police department.
Our deepest sympathies to the victims of this unfortunate event. We strongly believe that the Bergheim Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.
Being a victim of a collision is an overwhelming experience. If you are a passenger in a car involved in crash, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention for yourself and anyone who needs it. After this, you’ll want to alert your insurance provider regarding damages or injuries you sustained from the collision. To submit a claim, you would need to gather documents supporting your claim. These may include a video of the scene or a photograph of the damages to the vehicles, police reports stating the facts of the accident, and medical records indicating the severity of your injury, to name a few.