On Saturday, June 2, at approximately 9:30 am Jennifer K. Owens, 38, of Carthage, and Bryan Beamer, 49, of Monument, CO, were both injured in a multi-car accident on Highway 96, twelve miles east of Carthage. The accident began when a vehicle operated by Brandon Hawley, 19, of Dixen, crossed the center line and struck Ms. Owens. Ms. Owens lost control, overcorrected, and struck Mr. Beamer in turn. According to the official crash report, Ms. Owens suffered minor injuries with Mr. Beamer’s condition being determined as serious. Both were transported to Mercy Hospital for further observation and treatment. Mr. Hawley was unharmed.
A traffic accident can be a difficult and even deeply traumatic experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a robust system of personal injury law meant to protect persons who have been injured through the negligence of another. Here, Mr. Hawley was likely at fault and those injured will 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.