Mr. Todd Beatty, 52, of Geary, OK, sustained moderate injuries and Mr. Jeffrey Smith, 32, of Hoopeston, IL, sustained serious injuries as a result of an accident that occurred in Marion County. On June 9th at approximately 6:15 pm on US Highway 24 five miles west of Quincy, Mr. Todd’s vehicle was involved in the accident when it travelled off the right side of the roadway and struck a light post, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report. Both parties were wearing their safety devices. Both parties were transported via EMS to a nearby hospital to be treated for their injuries.
A traffic accident can be a trying and even tormenting experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a broad system of personal injury laws meant to protect parties who are injured through another person’s negligence. Here, though the accident may have been because of one driver, that action can be effeced by the occupant’s own negligence. The party seeking relief will be entitled to payment for lost wages, any damaged property, and any medical bills incurred as a result of the accident that are not a result of his own negligence.
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.