A Tragic Weekend On The Roads
Wow…it was a really tragic weekend for drivers in Billings over the weekend. According to police a motorcycle rider in his 20s has tragically died in a collision with an SUV, it happened around 8:15pm. Apparently the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet, but it just wasn’t enough. Police say the collision between the motorcycle and Toyota occurred around 8:15 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Sixth Street West and Grand Avenue. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet but didn’t survive the accident. His name wasn’t released.
A 34-year-old Missoula woman died after being ejected from her vehicle during a rollover crash near Frenchtown. The Toyota 4-Runner went off Frenchtown Frontage Road on Saturday, struck an embankment and became airborne, hit a tree and started rolling. There was no word on what caused that crash.
Finally, a motorist ran a red light at an intersection causing a three-vehicle crash that injured a 39-year-old Wisconsin woman and her children, who were trying to cross the street on foot. Police tell the Missoulian the woman, her 8-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after Saturday’s crash.
Be careful out there folks, look both ways and assume somebody is going to do something stupid!