Cape Girardeau, MO (April 29, 2022) – A motorcycle accident reported in the Gordonville area claimed one man’s life. At around 3:10 p.m., on April 26, emergency crews were dispatched to the site of a crash on Highway 25.
Reports provided by authorities show that a collision between a 1998 Toyota 4Runner and a 2003 Harley Davidson FXD occurred on Highway 25 in the area of Highway K. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews secured the scene to prevent further injuries or damage.
The motorcyclist, 59-year-old Troy Strom, suffered severe injuries in the accident. He was rushed to St Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, where he succumbed to his injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Troy Strom. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Statistics show that between 2012 and 2014 more than 2,300 people lost their lives in traffic-related incidents throughout the state of 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. In Missouri, some of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents include:
- Drivers who are speeding
- Drivers who are distracted while operating their vehicles
- Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
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 Cape Girardeau 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.
Cape Girardeau Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our team at Peterson & Associates P.C. will help you understand the legal options available to you in the aftermath of a car accident. Our car accident attorneys in Cape Girardeau strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without 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 Missouri 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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