On May 4th at approximately 5:06 pm, Ronald Morrison, 47, of Sedalia, MO, Danielle Mefford, 24, also of Sedalia, MO, and Summer Myers, 18, of Lake Ozark, MO, were injured following an accident that occurred on westbound US 50. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred when Mr. Morrison’s vehicle experienced a mechanical failure and crossed into the west bound lanes of the road. His vehicle was then struck by Ms. Mefford’s vehicle. She was then struck in the rear of her vehicle by Ms. Myer’s vehicle. Mr. Morrison suffered minor injuries and Ms. Mefford suffered serious injuries. Ms. Myers suffered moderate injuries. Injured parties were transported via EMS to nearby hospitals to be treated.
A traffic accident can be a harsh and even traumatic experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a widespread system of personal injury laws meant to protect persons who are injured through another’s negligence. Here, it is possible that many parties could have claims against the other depending on a determination of fault. The party seeking compensation will be entitled to payment for lost wages, damaged property, and any medical bills incurred as a direct result of the accident.
If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.