Clay Township, MO (December 25, 2021) – One man has lost his life and a second victim was left with moderate injuries following an accident in Osage County. At around 10:37 a.m., on December 24, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Missouri State Highway 28.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado and a 2021 Nissan Kicks collided on Missouri State Highway 28 just one mile west of Route A.
The crash resulted in both vehicles being totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Nissan, 32-year-old Zachary Sutton, suffered fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Chevrolet, 18-year-old Bryce Blankenship, was transported to St Mary’s Hospital for the treatment of moderate injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Bryce Blankenship at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Zachary Sutton. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri
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. Hundreds of these accidents take place right here in Missouri. Families of those who lose their lives in accidents are often left to deal with their sudden and unexpected loss.
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 Clay Township 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.
Clay Township Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Clay Township car accident lawyers provide trusted, effective, and aggressive legal representation for our clients while being compassionate and understanding to their individualized needs. We at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help our clients move forward after being impacted by another driver’s negligence.
Our law firm is well-aware of the mental and physical struggles families face after being impacted by fatal collisions. The monetary consequences alone can make the process of moving forward difficult. Our lawyers are wholly committed to helping bereaved families maximize their financial recovery.
When families lose loved ones, we strive to help them collect full and fair compensation to help reduce some of the stress they face moving forward. 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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