Overland, MO (December 27, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported early Saturday morning, December 25, has claimed one person’s life in the Overland area.
Reports provided by local news sources show that a pedestrian was traveling through the area of Woodson Road and Midland Boulevard during the early morning hours. For unknown reasons, the victim was struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
Each year, we see countless people lose their lives due to pedestrian accidents in Missouri. Some of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who are speeding
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Not seeing motorcyclists in blind spots
- Drivers who are distracted while operating their vehicles
The impacts of pedestrian accidents are often overwhelming for families. Many families have to cover the costs of funerals, endure lost earnings, and deal with the mental and emotional consequences.
In some cases, surviving family members can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Overland 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. Although it can seem like there is nothing that can make us feel whole again after enduring the tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one, it can help to have financial resources available to cover the costs of funeral expenses, deal with the impacts of lost wages, and more.
Overland Wrongful Death Lawyers
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 Overland pedestrian accident attorneys strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without worry.
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.
Our team is committed to dedicating great time and efforts to helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. 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 1 (816) 683-3278 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.