At approximately 7:40 am on Wednesday, June 6, Gregory A. Burken, 59, of Carthage, was injured in a multi-car accident on Newton Road just south of Diamond. The accident began when an SUV operated by Walter Wallace, 43, of Webb City failed to stop at a stop sign and struck Mr. Burken’s vehicle as it passed through the intersection. According to the official crash report, Mr. Burken suffered moderate injuries and had to be transported via EMS to Mercy Hospital for further treatment. Mr. Wallace was unharmed. Mr. Burken was wearing his safety belt at the time of the incident.
A traffic accident can be a trying and even deeply traumatic experience, and we at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a thorough and swift recovery.
Missouri offers a robust system of personal injury law meant to protect persons who have been injured or killed through the negligence of another. Here, Mr. Wallace was likely at fault and Mr. Burken would be entitled to payment for any lost wages, pain and suffering, damaged property, and medical bills incurred as a result of the accident.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.