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Collision at Helmville Bridge sends one to hospital

 

August 26, 2021

Roger Dey

A mangled SUV and the truck it hit sits in the middle of Highway 200 as traffic is routed around the accident scene. Despite the catastrophic damage to the vehicle, the SUV driver survived the accident.

The driver of a westbound Kia SUV found himself on a life flight to St. Pat's Hospital in Missoula Friday, Aug. 20, after rear-ending a pickup truck at the intersection of Highways 200 and 141.

The collision, which was reported at 10:40 a.m., demolished the driver's side of the SUV and caused the vehicle to catch fire.

Helmville Quick Response Unit, Ovando Fire and EMS and the Lincoln Volunteer...



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