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Union Township, Teen Loses Life in Car Crash on US-50 near St Jordans Rd

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Union Township, MO (April 1, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Franklin County has claimed one teen’s life. At around 9:30 p.m., on March 30, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an accident on US Highway 50.

Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2009 Chevrolet Impala and a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee collision occurred on the westbound side of US Highway 50 in the area near St Jordans Road. The impact of the crash left both vehicles with significant damage.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 17-year-old male from Union, Missouri, suffered fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased on-site.

The driver of the Jeep was seriously injured. EMS transported the victim, 59-year-old Vickie Dement, to Mercy Hospital in St Louis for emergency medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Vickie Dement. We hope for her full recovery.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the teen who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Union Township, Teen Loses Life in Car Crash on US-50 near St Jordans RdStatistics show that between 2012 and 2014, more than 2,300 people lost their lives in traffic-related incidents throughout the state of Missouri. After enduring the loss of a loved one, families are often overwhelmed with mental and emotional consequences. The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is not something we can prepare for. The impacts are not only immediate but long-lasting as well.

Not only are families overwhelmed by the emotional impacts of a loss, but they often face funeral expenses, stacking medical bills, and various other financial impacts. Although there is no amount of money that can bring back those taken away unexpectedly, it can help families reduce some of the stress they face moving forward. Compensation can help them cover these and other expenses they face moving forward.

In some cases, surviving relatives can work with a wrongful death attorney in Union Township to get justice for their loved ones. Working with an aggressive legal team can help to ensure your family collects the maximum amount of compensation available to you after the loss of a loved one.

Union Township Wrongful Death Lawyers

We at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help our clients move forward after enduring the loss of a loved one. Our Union Township car accident lawyers help surviving relatives to see justice and the financial compensation they deserve after losing loved ones in accidents due to negligent drivers.

Contact our law firm today to get started. We will ensure that your legal rights are protected after losing a loved one in a motor vehicle crash. Contact our Poplar Bluff personal injury attorneys at (816) 888-8888 to see how we can help you. Our lawyers are 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. Do not wait to get the justice you deserve.

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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.