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Jefferson City, MO – Chantelle Gianino Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash on US-54, West of Route CC

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Jefferson City, MO (August 7, 2022) – Authorities have announced the victim of the multi-vehicle crash in Cole County as 24-year-old Chantelle Gianino of Jefferson City, Missouri.

At around 11:15 p.m., on August 5, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a major collision occurred on US Highway 54. Missouri State Highway Patrol reports indicate that a 2015 Hyundai Sonata, a 2003 Yamaha Zuma, and a 2009 Yamaha LS2 were all traveling westbound on US Highway 54. As the driver of the Hyundai attempted to switch lanes, the vehicle began skidding and struck the rear of the Yamaha Zuma and the passenger side of the Yamaha LS2.

The occupants of the Yamaha Zuma and the Yamaha LS2 were both ejected from their vehicles.

The driver of the LS2, 24-year-old Zion Grimes, was treated for minor injuries at the scene. Gianino, who was driving the Zuma, suffered fatal injuries. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by Dr. Carl Doerhoff, medical examiner.

The crash is under investigation at this time.

We offer our condolences to the family of Chantelle Gianino at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri

Jefferson City, MO – Chantelle Gianino Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash on US-54, West of Route CCEvery day, innocent people in Missouri lose their lives as a result of vehicle collisions. There are many cases where reckless actions take the lives of innocent parties across our state. When drivers fail to yield to others, change lanes in a reckless manner, or engage in other acts of negligence, they directly place others sharing the road at risk.

When innocent people lose their lives as a result of vehicle collisions, their families often struggle to move forward. Families are often overcome by countless questions. Why did this accident happen? Could have been prevented? Who is at fault? What can I do to help my family get justice?

Reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Jefferson City can help you answer some of these questions and provide you with legal options to help you move forward. If your loved one has died as a result of another person’s negligence, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against the negligent party. This type of legal claim can help your family secure financial compensation for funeral arrangements, lost earning capacity, loss of companionship, and more.

Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has more than three decades of experience fighting to protect families who have lost loved ones due to negligence. Our lawyers can help you pursue a wrongful death claim against the person who is responsible for taking your loved one’s life.

Our team will fight to ensure your family is able to get justice and hold the person who is responsible to account. Our team will fight to help your family move forward in the best position possible. Schedule a consultation with our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. by calling 816-888-8888. Our Missouri personal injury law firm is available to help you get justice.

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