A quick survey by our North Dakota personal injury attorneys showed a rapid increase in truck crashes and car accidents in Williston, North Dakota and Dickinson, ND. These are mainly accidents at North Dakota oil field jobs. Our injury lawyers can help people from other states who are hurt in car and truck accidents in North Dakota. We also help the surviving families of victims killed in North Dakota accidents (wrongful death).
Our lawyers might be able to handle your oil field or gas field accident or injury claim even if you are no longer in North Dakota.
Call or email us. We will answer questions about your oil or gas field accident for free.
Fatal car and truck crashes in the oil producing counties of North Dakota (oil field and gas field) – near Williston and Dickinson, first decreased in 2010 from 2009. But after that, 125 people died in truck accidents and car accidents in 2011 versus 105 in 2010. Increased traffic in the northwest part of North Dakota – the Bakken oil patch region, contributed to the increase in accidents.
There were 114 truck and car accidents in the city of Williston in the month of February, 2011, up from 68 accidents in February, 2010. Hit and run accidents, private property accidents, and vehicle damage all increased in 2011 from 2010.
A Williston woman failed to yield to a 20 year-old Williston man on a motorcycle, causing an accident that took the life of the motorcycle driver in April of 2012. The car – motorcycle accident happened near Williston, ND. The Williston woman did not have liability insurance on her car.
Fatal pickup truck wrecks near Williston killed 2 men in October, 2013. Alcohol was a factor in at least one of the accidents. One driver was from Casper, WY. The other driver who was killed was from Phoenix. Three passengers were injured.
One Williston driver had two car accidents in a month in Spring 2014. He was charged with driving under the influence in April, 2014, then again in May when he drove his car over a sidewalk, through a fence, and crashed into a shed. The driver walked away from the crash scene, but was arrested.
A pickup truck versus car crash near Williston sent an elderly woman to Bismarck by life flight in May, 2014. The pickup truck driver was from Utah and his passenger from Idaho. The next day, a Colorado Springs man was taken to the hospital after his pickup truck rearended another truck.
Our personal injury law firm has been called and emailed by many people hurt in accidents who are from other states or are temporary workers or residents in North Dakota. If you have questions about a North Dakota personal injury accident, contact us. You can email us or call us. You might find answers to your questions by searching our website with the “Search Stowman Law” box above. We might be able to handle your oil field accident claim even if you left the state of North Dakota and went home.