On May 5th at approximately 6:25 pm, Rebecca R. Birkner, Mathew D. Mahurin, and Marilyn J. Creek were all injured in a multi-vehicle accident on Route 30 near Zimmerman Road in Jefferson County. The accident began when Mr. Creek, 86, of Villa Ridge, turned into the path of Mr. Mahurin’s motorcycle. Ms. Rebecca Birkner, 35, of Cuba, MO, was riding as a passenger on Mr. Mahurin’s bike. Both Mr. Mahurin and Mr. Creek were moderately injured, with Ms. Birkner suffering severe injuries that required immediate transportation by emergency helicopter to Mercy Hospital, St. Louis. Mr. Mahurin and Mr. Creek were transported via ambulance to local hospitals, treated, and released.
Traffic accidents, especially those involving a motorcycle, can be extremely traumatic experiences. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a thorough and complete system of personal injury laws meant to protect persons who are injured through the negligence of another. Here, Mr. Creek was likely at fault. The party seeking compensation will be entitled to payment for any lost wages, property damage, and any medical bills incurred as a direct result of the accident.
If you’ve been injured in a traffic accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.