On May 14th at approximately 8:10 pm, Cortney Box, 21, of Stockton, MO, Chance Carr, 17, of El Dorado Springs, Mo, Chasity Curtis, 19, of Stockton, MO, Darren Edmiston, 19, of El Dorado Springs, MO, and Erica Stockton, 27, also of Stockton, MO, were injured following an accident that occurred on MO 32. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Mr. Edmiston’s vehicle was involved in the accident when, it travelled off the roadway and struck a tree. Mr. Carr suffered Minor injuries while Ms. Box, Ms. Curtis, Mr. Edmiston, and Ms. Stockton suffered moderate injuries. All injured parties were transported via EMS to a nearby hospital to be treated.
A traffic accident can be a troubling and even frightening experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a comprehensive 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 passengers could be reduced based on their own negligence. Any passenger’s compensation 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.