Posted: Jul 2, 2013 4:49 PM by Melissa Rafferty - MTN News
Updated: Jul 2, 2013 4:52 PM
Four people were transported to area hospitals after a 3 vehicle crash on I-90 near Alberton Tuesday afternoon.
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Rich Salois says a Toyota Prius was traveling east bound in a construction zone, when it crossed the center line, hitting a two door Ford passenger car. A third car behind the Ford, swerved to miss the accident, but rolled.
One of the occupants in the Toyota was air lifted to St. Patrick Hospital; the second person was transported by ambulance.
The driver of the Ford was also transported by ambulance. One of the two occupants in the third car was also transported by ambulance. It is not know why the Toyota crossed the center line.
Westbound traffic was rerouted through Alberton while emergency personnel where on the scene.
MHP continues to investigate.
(photo courtesy Brenda Bassett)