On Tuesday, May 22, Colton A. Lucas-Hanson, Hayden P. Summers, and Heather M. Summers, were all injured in an automobile accident on MO 17 5 miles south of West Plains. The accident began at approximately 10 pm when Mr. Colton, 18, of West Plains, turned into the path of the vehicle Ms. Summers, 40, and Hayden, 12, were travelling in. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Mr. Colton suffered minor injuries with the Summers’ suffering moderate injuries. Mr. Colton refused further treatment on the scene, while the Summers were transported via EMS to Ozarks Medical Center for further observation and treatment.
A traffic accident can be a painful and traumatic experience, particularly for a young person. 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 law meant to protect persons who are injured through the negligence of another party. Here, depending on a determination of fault, the injured parties will be entitled to compensation for any lost wages, pain and suffering, any damaged property, and any 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.