Posted: Mar 30, 2013 9:43 AM by Evan Weborg - MTN News
HELENA - A Missoula woman hurt after being involved in a Friday morning accident after attempting to avoid another collision west of Helena on U.S. Highway 12.
A Ford Excursion and a semi-truck and trailer were headed eastbound near Williams Street on Highway 12 when the crash happened.
Montana State Trooper Ben Amos explained the SUV changed lanes to avoid hitting what the driver believes was a deer. The semi traveling behind the SUV then attempted to change multiple lanes, but sideswiped the SUV.
The driver of the SUV, a 46-year-old woman, was taken to St. Peter's hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the semi is from Washington, he was not injured.
No citations will be issued with this accident.