On May 19th at approximately 10:00 pm, Dianne Harris, 39, of St. Louis, MO, Damon Hughley, 45, of St. Louis, Mo, Derrick Hughley, 48, of St. Louis, MO, Cindy Anderson, 51, of St. Louis, MO, and Reginald Sussix, 70, also of St. Louis, MO, were involved in an accident that occurred on MO RT 367. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Ms. Harris’ vehicle was involved in an accident with another vehicle before entering the southbound lane and striking Mr. Sussix’s vehicle head on. Ms. Harris and Mr. Sussix were pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel. The Hughleys sustained serious injuries and Ms. Anderson sustained moderate injuries. All injured parties were transported via EMS to nearby hospitals to be treated.
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.
Missouri offers an all-encompassing system of personal injury laws meant to protect parties who are injured through another person’s negligence. Here, depending on a determination of fault, the person seeking compensation will be entitled to payment for any lost wages, pain and suffering, 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.