On April 12th at approximately 10:51 pm, Timothy Callahan, 22, of Green Ridge, MO, and Lindsey Breads, 21, of La Monte, MO, were involved in an accident that occurred on westbound Highway B just west of Ragar Road. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Mr. Callahan’s 1999 Dodge became involved in the accident when it began to skid, traveled off the right side of the roadway, and struck a tree. Mr. Callahan was transported to the hospital by EMS and was later pronounced dead. Ms. Breads sustained serious injuries and was transported to the hospital via Life Flight.
It is always unfortunate when a traffic accident ends in the loss of a life. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the parties involved.
Missouri offers a wide-ranging system of personal injury laws meant to protect parties who are injured through the negligent actions of another person. Here, both parties could be held liable for the injuries of the passenger depending on a determination of fault. The passenger will be entitled to payment for any lost wages and any medical bills incurred as a result of the accident that are not a result of her own negligence.
If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.