Drexel, MO (August 10, 2022) – A truck crash reported in Bates County on Monday afternoon claimed one man’s life. Just before 3:30 p.m., on August 8, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Highway AA.
Preliminary investigations show that a 1993 white GMC and a 1988 Mack truck were both traveling northbound through the intersection of Highway AA and 6001 Road. For unknown reasons, the two vehicles collided.
The driver of the GMC, 42-year-old Tony Radford, suffered severe injuries in the crash. He was transported by Bates County EMS to Cass Regional Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased from his injuries.
The crash is under investigation at this time.
We offer our condolences to the family of Tony Radford at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Missouri
A motor vehicle accident can have a dramatic impact on the lives of those involved. Unfortunately, over 1000 people end up suffering fatal injuries in accidents across our state each year. Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things that we ever have to go through.
Many families struggle to move forward. Coping with mental and emotional pain and suffering can be incredibly difficult. Having to overcome significant financial barriers can make the grieving process even more difficult. Families have to deal with so much after losing loved ones, the last thing they need is to be denied compensation from the insurance company.
Our lawyers have Peterson & Associates, P.C. understand how important it is that families are able to make a financial recovery after dealing with the loss of a loved one. For this reason, our Drexel wrongful death lawyers are committed to helping our clients seek full and timely compensation from the insurance companies of those at fault.
Our lawyers can take all of the legal work off of your shoulders so you can focus on your family. You do not need to have the added stress of navigating the legal system on your mind. For this reason, our team will fight to protect your legal rights and advocate on your behalf as you focus on your family. Our team is committed to helping you obtain a favorable verdict or outcome for your lawsuit.
In order to ensure you are able to recover the compensation that you need, our lawyers will conduct an independent investigation into your loved one’s accident. Our team will go straight to the scene of the accident and gather evidence. We will reach out to witnesses, obtain a police report, reach out to medical professionals, and take various other steps to ensure you have the strongest claim possible. We will negotiate compensation on your behalf to help you get the money you need and deserve.
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