Franklin Township, MO (April 6, 2022) – One man has lost his life as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Franklin Township on Tuesday morning, April 5. At around 10:15 a.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was requested on-site at a crash on Missouri State Route 52.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze and a 2010 Pontiac G6 collided on Missouri State Route 52, just 68-feet west of Meadowbrook Road. The impact of the crash left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Pontiac, 57-year-old Steven Thompson, was fatally injured as a result of the crash. Thompson was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Chevrolet’s driver, 65-year-old Chester McComb, suffered serious injuries and was rushed to Lake Regional Hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Chester McComb at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Steven Thompson. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, over 1,000 people lose their lives in auto accidents in the state of Missouri. There are many cases where victims lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of other motorists sharing the road. In numerous instances, accidents occur due to drivers who are distracted, impaired, or engaging in reckless activities while operating their vehicles. The unfortunate truth is that tens of thousands of people across our state are negatively impacted by the negligent actions of others.
Not only are families impacted by the emotions following the loss, but they often face towering medical bills, funeral expenses, and a variety of other financial impacts. In some cases, surviving relatives can retain the guidance of a wrongful death attorney in Franklin Township to get justice for their loved ones. Working with a skilled legal team can help to ensure your family collects the maximum amount of compensation available to you after the loss of a loved one.
Franklin Township Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Franklin Township car accident attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. provide effective, trusted, and aggressive legal representation for our clients while being compassionate and understanding to their individualized needs. When families lose loved ones, we are committed to helping them collect full and fair compensation to help alleviate some of the stress they face moving forward.
The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. For this reason, we dedicate great time and effort to helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it.
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.
With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our Kansas City accident lawyers at (816) 888-8888 to see how our team can help you.
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