Monett Township, MO (April 5, 2022) – Two people have lost their lives as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Barry County on Sunday afternoon, April 3.
Just after 12:20 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an accident on Highway 37.
Preliminary investigations show that a 2011 Nissan Sentra was traveling on the highway when it crossed over the center line and struck a 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer head-on. The impact of the crash caused both vehicles to overturn.
Two people involved in the accident sustained fatal injuries. The victims were identified as 77-year-old Sally Daugherty and a 17-year-old female. Both victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.
A third victim, 41-year-old Rebecca Daugherty, was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Rebecca Daugherty at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Dally Daugherty and the teen who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal 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.
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 Monett Township 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.
Monett Township Wrongful Death Lawyers
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 Monett Township 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 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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