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Hannibal, MO – Nicholas Clark Killed in Bicycle Crash on US-61

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death

Hannibal, MO (August 17, 2022) – A bicyclist was fatally injured due to a vehicle crash that occurred in Ralls County. Just before 11 p.m., on August 14, crews were called to a crash that blocked US Highway 61.

Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol show that 30-year-old Nicholas Clark was riding a bicycle on US Highway 61, when he was struck by a vehicle just one mile south of Hannibal, Missouri. MSHP and firefighters blocked a large portion of the road while working to clear the scene and initiate an investigation into the accident.

The bicyclist suffered severe injuries in the accident. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by Deputy Coroner Austin Simmons. No other injuries were reported due to this crash.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation at this time.

We offer our condolences to the family of Nicholas Clark at this time.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Hannibal, MO - Nicholas Clark Killed in Bicycle Crash on US-61It is all too common to see motor vehicle accidents take place here in Missouri. More than 90% of these crashes are caused by driver errors. Drivers who are careless, reckless, or negligent continue to be a leading cause of accidental injuries in our state every year. Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can completely change your life.

Recovering from painful injuries following a motor vehicle accident can be physically and mentally draining. Victims often faced towering financial burdens related to the cost of medical treatment, lost earnings, vehicle repair expenses, and other losses resulting from the crash. In order to deal with some of the losses and expenses that victims face, they are encouraged to file a personal injury case against the person responsible for the crash. A car accident lawyer in Hannibal will be able to guide you through the legal processing fight to get you justice.

Our Missouri personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have over 30 years of experience helping injured victims and families get justice. Our team is deeply committed to providing fearless representation that delivers favorable outcomes for our clients. We will help you get the money necessary to cover your medical expenses and other costs you face from your crash. Our team understands the critical importance of seeking medical attention right away. For this reason, our lawyers will take care of all of the legal work while you focus on recovering from your injuries.

You can schedule a free consultation with our Missouri personal injury law firm by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience. Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will help you get justice following your accident.

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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.