On Wednesday, May 30, Darren W. Campbell, 59, of Laddonia, was killed in a big-rig accident on MO 19, 1 mile east of Perry. The accident began at approximately 4:30 pm when a vehicle operated by Mr. Campbell attempted to turn onto Highway 154 from MO 19 and was struck by big-rig travelling in the westbound lane. Mr. Capmbell’s vehicle was thrown from the road, and according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report he was pronounced dead on the scene. Mr. John Luebrecht, the tractor-trailer operator, also suffered moderate injuries and had to be transported by EMS to Audrain Medical Center.
A traffic accident can be a painful and even deeply traumatic experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish the family of Mr. Campbell our sincerest condolences, and Mr. Luebrecht a speedy recovery.
Missouri offers a complete system of personal injury law meant to protect persons who are hurt through the negligence of another. Here, any recovery will be dictated by a determination of fault and 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.
Survivors of a negligent fatality may seek compensation for their own claims and the claims of their deceased loved on through the Missouri wrongful death regime.
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.