Nevada, MO - Andrew Jeffery Killed in Accident on I-49
Nevada, MO (October 16, 2020) - A man from the city of Nevada was killed during a single-car accident along Interstate 49 on Monday, October 12th.
An official from the Missouri State Highway Patrol stated that 28-year-old Andrew Jeffery, a resident of Nevada, was driving a 2015 Ford Mustang at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle, causing him to skid off of the roadway.
Jeffery struck the median, jumped over the northbound lane, and hit a ditch on the opposite side of the interstate. Jeffery was thrown from the vehicle as it flipped over multiple times.
The victim was transported via ambulance to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead a short while later.
Both Jeffery and the passenger riding in his car were buckled up when the accident occurred.
The passenger was also transported to the hospital. His injuries are classified as critical.
This accident is still under investigation by local law enforcement.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Andrew Jeffery, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Crashes in Nevada
Roughly 6 million traffic accidents take place every year in the United States, and more than 3 million victims sustain accident-related injuries. One of the main causes of these car accidents is speeding and/or reckless driving. Reckless driving takes place anytime the at-fault driver behaves with such a lack of concern for the safety of those around him that responding police issue a criminal citation.
When victims are killed in collisions, they often leave behind friends and family that are devastated. In some cases, families can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Missouri to get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. Working with a skilled and knowledgeable legal team can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to move forward after experiencing the loss of a loved one.
Our team at Peterson & Associates P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you in the aftermath of a car accident. Our car accident attorneys in Kansas City strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without the worry. Not only is it crucial that families are able to get full and fair compensation after losing loved ones in accidents caused by negligent drivers, but we are committed to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face. If you have lost a loved one due to a car accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at (816) 298-8708 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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