At approximately 5:25 am, Minnie Keenan, 66, of Richland, and Miranda Owen, 41, of Lebanon, became involved in a traffic accident. The accident occurred when Ms. Owen rear ended Ms. Keenan, forcing her from the roadway. Upon leaving the roadway, Ms. Keenan’s car flipped on it’s side before coming to a rest in a nearby ditch. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Ms. Owen was checked out on the scene and released. Ms. Keenan was seriously injured, and had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Both parties were wearing their safety belts at the time of the accident.
A traffic accident can be a terrifying and even traumatic experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all of the parties a speedy and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers an effective and thorough system of personal injury law meant to protect those who are hurt due to the negligent actions of others. Here, Ms. Owen was likely at fault, and the injured party may seek compensation for her medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering, from Ms. Owen and her insurers.
If you’ve been injured in a an automobile accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.