Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:01 PM by MTN News
RAVALLI - One person died and three others were injured after a Sunday morning car crash on U.S. Highway 93 North in the Mission Valley.
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Randy Owens said the three-vehicle crash happened just after 3 a.m. near Ravalli when the driver of a 1994 Honda Accord heading north crossed the center line.
The car crashed head-on into a southbound Dodge Avenger.
A third vehicle veered off the highway to avoid the crash and hit an embankment, but neither occupant of that vehicle was hurt.
The male driver of the Honda was pronounced dead at the scene, while his female and male passengers were flown by LifeFlight to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.
The 25-year-old woman driving the Avenger was flown to Kalispell Regional Medical Center.
Owens says the three people were in critical but stable condition.
According to reports, none of occupants in the Honda were wearing seat belts.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
It is not known if alcohol was involved.