High Ridge, MO (February 01, 2021) – On Monday, February 1st, a single-car accident on MO-7 in Cass County took the life of one person and put two others in the hospital.
Police reports show that the accident took place at about 6:55 p.m. on State Highway 7, in the area of Thunder Road when, for reasons that have yet to be determined, a 2002 Chevrolet left the paved portion of the roadway and crashed into a tree.
One of the vehicle’s passengers, 18-year-old Hailey J. Davis, a resident of Clinton, sustained fatal injuries during the collision. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, a 26-year old female, also from Clinton, suffered serious injuries and was transported by Garden City Emergency Medical Services to Centerpoint.
The second passenger, a 19-year-old female from Clinton, also endured serious injuries. Golden Valley Emergency Medical Services transported her to St. Luke’s Main Hospital.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Ms. Hailey J. Davis, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Passenger Fatalities in High Ridge
On average, 6 million vehicle collisions happen every year all across America, while a further 3 million people will suffer some measure of car accident-related injuries. Two of the most-cited causative factors in Missouri car crashes are speeding and reckless driving. Reckless driving is deemed to have taken place when the negligent driver exhibits such a complete lack of care for the safety of those around him that they receive a criminal citation by responding law enforcement.
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 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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