At approximately 1 pm on Monday May 7th, Melvin K. Ryan, 88, of New London, and Wendy S. Alexander, 68, of Louisiana, MO, were both injured when they became involved in a car accident on U.S. 61. The crash occurred when Ms. Alexander was stopped at a red light and Mr. Ryan failed to break in time, rear ending her. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, both parties were wearing their safety belts at the time of the incident. Both Mr. Ryan and Ms. Alexander were moderately injured, and they were transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.
A traffic accident can be a painful 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 extensively developed system of personal injury law meant to protect those who have been hurt in accidents caused by the careless conduct of others. Here, Mr. Ryan 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. Ryan and his insurer.
If you’ve been injured in a car wreck, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.