The two people that were killed were on a motorcycle that hit a minivan.
Austin, the biggest city in the county , did not have any traffic fatalities in 2009 and saw 301 motor-vehicle crashes overall with injuries to 100 people. In 2008, Austin had one traffic fatality and 395 motor-vehicle crashes overall, with 94 people injured.
As with any death in a Minnesota motor vehicle collision, there are a number of issues that will need to be reviewed. My partner, Joe Crumley, addressed this topic in a recent article for the Minnesota Lawyers Trial magazine. I was interviewed last year on the same topic.
A founding partner with Bradshaw & Bryant, Mike Bryant has always fought to find justice for his clients—knowing that legal troubles, both personal injury and criminal, can be devastating for a family. Voted a Top 40 Personal Injury "Super Lawyer" multiple years, Mr. Bryant has also been voted one of the Top 100 Minnesota "Super Lawyers" four times.