Independence, MO – Motorcyclist Loses Life in Crash on Nolan Rd near US-40
Independence, MO (November 24, 2021) – One woman has lost her life following an auto accident in Independence on Sunday morning, November 21. At around 11:15 a.m., the Independence Police Department was requested on-site at a crash on Nolan Road.
Reports from authorities show that a 2016 Lincoln Navigator turned left in front of a motorcycle on Nolan Road near US Highway 40. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
The motorcycle operator, identified as a 24-year-old female, was transported to a local hospital for care. Authorities confirmed that she passed away from her injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation. No other injuries were reported.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of motorcyclists lose their lives each year as a result of motor vehicle accidents throughout the United States. In Missouri, we see countless parties lose their lives in these preventable accidents along our roads. In Missouri, some of the leading causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Not seeing motorcyclists in blind spots
- Drivers who are distracted while operating their vehicles
- Drivers who are speeding
In many cases, surviving relatives are forced to endure mental and emotional challenges due to the unexpected loss of a loved one.
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.
Knowing your loved one lost their life, in itself, is difficult to deal with. Learning that they died as a result of another driver’s negligence just makes the loss even more tragic and difficult to accept. When motorcyclists lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of others, it is crucial that their families seek the guidance of a skilled Independence wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible.
Independence Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Independence motorcycle accident attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. provide trusted, effective, and skilled legal representation for our clients while being compassionate and understanding to their individualized needs.
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 motorcycle crash. Contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at (816) 298-8708 to see how we can help you. Our team is 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.
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