On Wednesday, May 23, Drew R. King, 22, of Kirksville, was badly injured in a motorcycle accident on MO 11, 6 miles north of Brashear. The accident began at approximately 7 pm when a vehicle operated by Emily A. Schleffinger crossed the center line and struck Mr. King, who was riding the bike. Mr. King was thrown from the motorcycle, and according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report he had to be flown to the emergency room at University Hospital by AirMed. Ms. Schleffinger was uninjured and she was released at the scene.
A traffic accident can be a frightening and traumatic 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 law meant to protect persons who are injured through the negligence of another party. Here, Ms. Schleffinger is likely at fault for crossing the center line, 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.
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.