At approximately 12:15 pm on May 5th, 4 adults and 1 minor were injured in a multi-car accident just south of Clever, MO, in Christian County. The accident began when John Hines, 47, Nixa, MO, was stopped while preparing to make a turn. Mr. Hines was struck from behind by Lawrence Stoner, 46, Rogersville, and then forced into the back of a vehicle driven by Nicholas Rogowski, 38, of Clever. Mr. Hines and Mr. Stoner were both hurt, as were passengers Kristina D. Mullins-Hines, Heather Campbell, and Daeton Mullins. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol crash report, all 5 were moderately injured. Mr. Rogowski was examined on the scene and released, the rest were transported to local area hospitals for treatment.
A traffic accident can be a painful, even traumatic experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a robust though complex system of personal injury law meant to protect those who are injured through the negligence of others. Here, Mr. Stoner was likely at fault and the injured parties will be able to pursue claims for lost wages, medical bills, property damage and pain and suffering, from both Mr. Stoner and his insurer.
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.