Joseph Bears-Deleon Injured in Clay County Crash on Interstate 35
Clay County, Missouri (February 4, 2018) – A Liberty man was hospitalized after an early Sunday morning car collision on Interstate 35 in Clay County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
The accident took place on the southbound I-35 entrance ramp from Missouri 152 at around 4:45 a.m.
Troopers said a 2005 Dodge Durango driven by Maurice P. Cullum, 48, of Liberty, was merging onto Interstate 35 from Missouri 152 ramp when he was rear-ended by a southbound 2006 Kia, driven by Joseph A. Bears-Deleon, 27, also of Liberty.
The crash caused the Kia to travel off the right side of the roadway and to overturn.
Bears-Deleon sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Liberty Hospital. Troopers said he was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the accident.
Cullum was wearing a seatbelt and was uninjured.
Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
When the negligence of another person led to an accident in which you were injured, we suggest that you file a case in court. To protect your rights, we suggest that you get help from a personal injury attorney. With the help of an expert, you can attain a financial compensation for your injuries, wage loss, medical bill and other losses. Personal injury lawyers at Kevin J. Roach LLC have been handling injury accidents and getting compensation for the victims. Call us today at (636) 519-0085 or contact us online to speak with an attorney.