Campbell, MO (December 31, 2021) – An auto accident reported in Dunklin County, just outside of Campbell, claimed one woman’s life on Thursday afternoon, December 30.
At around 12:25 p.m., authorities received the request for assistance on-site at a crash on Highway 53.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2019 Chrysler 200 and a 2019 GMC G3500 collided on Highway 53 just seven miles north of Campbell. The crash left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed away from the scene.
The driver of the Chrysler, 40-year-old Jessica Cochran, suffered fatal injuries in the accident. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by Dunklin County Coroner James Towell.
The driver of the GMC, 32-year-old Charles Owens, was transported to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Charles Owens at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jessica Cochran. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, thousands of victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across the United States. Although there are several things we can do to protect others sharing the roads with us, there is no guarantee that others are going to be mindful of us. As a result, we continue to see numerous people suffer unnecessarily due to the reckless and negligent actions of others.
Losing a loved one is challenging to deal with under any circumstance. Knowing that your loved one lost their life as a result of another person’s actions just makes the situation even more upsetting. In some cases, surviving relatives can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Campbell to see what legal options are available to them. You may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens your family faces moving forward after losing a loved one in an unexpected accident.
Campbell Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Campbell car accident attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. provide effective, trusted, and aggressive legal representation for our clients while being compassionate and understanding to their individualized needs. Not only is it essential that families are able to get full and fair compensation after losing loved ones in crashes caused by negligent drivers, but we are dedicated to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the difficulties they face.
Not only is it essential that families are able to recover compensation after losing loved ones in crashes caused by negligent parties, but we are dedicated to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.
We will ensure that your legal rights are protected after losing a loved one in a motor vehicle crash. Contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at 1 (816) 683-3278 to see how we can help you. Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience and discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and the legal options available for you. Do not wait to get the justice you deserve. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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