In the early evening hours of Thursday, June 14, two Missouri residents, Justin Harris, 27 of Osage Beach, and Laura Penner, 47, of Four Seasons, were injured in a car accident at the intersection of Horshoe Bend Parkway and Bittersweet Road in Camden County. The accident began at approximately 7 pm when Katie Scott, 20, of Osage Beach, failed to stop at a stop sign and struck Ms. Penner’s vehicle as it entered the intersection. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Mr. Harris suffered moderate injuries and Ms. Penner suffered serious injuries. Both were transported to Lake Regional Hospital for further observation and treatment. All parties were wearing their safety belts at the time of the incident.
A traffic accident can be a difficult and even traumatic experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a complex but effective system of personal injury law meant to protect persons who have been injured through the negligence of other parties. Here, Ms. Scott was likely at fault and both injured persons 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 a car accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.