On May 19th at approximately 11:05 pm, Austin Colston, 23, of Excelsior Springs, MO, and Jonathan Brooks, 39, of Richmond, MO, were injured following an accident that occurred on MO 210 just east of HWY T. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Mr. Colston’s vehicle was involved in the accident because his vehicle was travelling eastbound in the westbound lane. Mr. Brooks was unable to stop his vehicle and avoid a collision and struck Mr. Colston’s vehicle. Mr. Brooks suffered moderate injuries while Mr. Colston suffered serious injuries. All injured parties were transported via EMS to nearby medical centers to be treated.
A traffic accident can be a disturbing and even frightening experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a complete system of personal injury laws meant to protect persons who are injured through another party’s negligence. Here, though the driver might be found at fault for the accident, any compensation sought by the other driver could be reduced based on his own negligence. The claimant will be entitled to payment for any lost wages, pain and suffering, any damaged property, and medical bills incurred as a result of the accident.
If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.