At approximately 2:40 pm on May 8th, two vehicles became involved in an accident on Highway 47 at Old Cadet Road. The accident began when a truck driven by Richard C. Porzeinski, 87, Bonne Terre, attempted to cross the intersection and struck a vehicle operated by Joseph Danes, 26, also of Bonne Terre. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Mr. Porzeinski suffered minor injuries and Mr. Danes suffered moderate injuries. Both were transported by St. Francois County EMS to local hospitals for treatment and later released.
A traffic accident can be a stressful and even traumatic event. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all of the parties a speedy and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers an extensive, robust, and complete system of personal injury law meant to protect those who have been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. Here, Mr. Porzeinski was likely at fault, and the injured parties may seek compensation for their medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering, from Mr. Porzeinski and his insurer.
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.