On Saturday, July 21, Lyle E. McMilin was killed in an accident on US 65 Northbound at Route V. Richard R Long, 70, was injured in the same accident.
The accident began at approximately 3:30 pm when Mr. Long attempted to overtake Mr. McMilin and struck Mr. McMilin’s vehicle, ejecting Mr. McMilin from his vehicle. Mr. Long’s vehicle then struck Mr. McMilin’s person.
According to the official Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Mr. McMilin was pronounced dead at the scene, while Mr. Long was taken by ambulance to Bothwell Hospital for his injuries.
It is always unfortunate when a traffic accident ends in the loss of a life. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the parties involved.
The Law offices of Kevin J. Roach is a serious injury and wrongful death firm that handles wrongful death cases throughout the state of Missouri.
As a Missouri wrongful death law firm we understand that a family member who has lost a loved one will be experiencing many emotions. When you contact our firm we will guide you through every step of the legal process and fight for the legal rights of your loved ones.
Our law firm understands that no amount of monetary compensation will bring back your loved one, but we also strongly believe that people must be held accountable for their actions. Additionally, the money recovered from a Illinois wrongful death lawsuit can assist with any outstanding medical expenses, funeral costs, as well as income replacement if the deceased was the primary income earner.
There are also statutes of limitations within each state that determine how much time you have to file the wrongful death claim. In Missouri, a wrongful death claim can be filed anytime up to three years after the death of the family member.
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We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach again extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the parties involved.