In an unusual tractor-trailer on tractor-trailer accident, Illinois big-rig operator James K. Klump was injured in the incident on Thursday, May 31st. The accident began when a big-rig operated by Charles Barber of Cadet, MO, was partially turned on it’s side by a strong wind. The wind flipped Mr. Barber’s trailer into the adjoining lane, where Mr. Klump unexpectedly struck it. According to the crash report, Mr. Klump’s injuries were unfortunately severe. He was transported to St. Francis Medical Center for further observation and treatment. Mr. Barber was unharmed, and released at the scene.
A traffic accident can be a painful and even traumatic experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a robust and thorough system of personal injury law meant to protect persons who are injured through the negligence of other parties. Here, depending on a determination of fault, the injured party will be entitled to compensation for any lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, 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.