Three were injured in a Warren County wreck in the early evening of April 28th. The accident involved an off road, open air, sports utility vehicle. Jessica Graves, 30, Shawn Mayall, 44, and Kurt Poepsel, 53, all of Washington, MO, were injured when they were travelling off road and along a sand bar in the Missouri river. Mr. Poepsel attempted to make a sharp turn, at which point their 2018 Can Am Defender flipped over. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Poepsel and Graves were moderately hurt, with Mayall suffering severe injuries. Poepsel and Graves were transported to Mercy Hospital, Washington, where they were later released. Mayall was flown by helicopter to Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, for treatment.
Vehicle accidents, especially those that occur in a leisure situation like the one described above, can be traumatic. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a speedy recovery.
Missouri offers a thorough and effective system of personal injury law meant to protect those who are hurt due to the negligent actions of others. Here, Mr. Poepsel’s passengers may have a claim against him and his insurer for their lost wages, medical bills, and their pain and suffering.
If you’ve been injured in a an automobile accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.