Posted: Oct 7, 2012 9:17 AM by Lindsey Gordon (Helena)
A couple is recovering at St. Peter's Hospital after crashing into the back of another car Friday evening.
Montana Highway Patrol said the accident happened around 7:30 pm on Green Meadow Drive.
A Dodge pick-up slowed to turn left on Franklin Mine Road.
A Jeep behind the truck attempted to pass, and the Trooper on scene said hit the back of the turning pick-up.
The jeep rolled, ejecting both passengers believed to be Helena residents.
MHP said the male driver was not wearing his seat belt.
His passenger was injured in the accident.
Both were transported to St. Peter's for non life-threatening injuries.
The accident is still under investigation, troopers said it is still unclear whether speed or alcohol were factors.
No citations have been issued at this time.