Mount Vernon, MO (January 8, 2022) – At around 9:10 p.m., on January 5, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 44.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a rear-end collision between a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder and a 2018 Freightliner Cascadia occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 44. The impact of the crash caused the passenger of the Nissan to be ejected from the vehicle.
The passenger, 25-year-old Luis Javianne Pacheco Lopez, suffered fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Nissan, 27-year-old Marvin David Hernandez Soto, suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Joplin for care.
At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway.
Our thoughts are with Marvin David Hernandez Soto at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Luis Javianne Pacheco Lopez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Missouri
Each year, thousands of victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across the United States. 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. Hundreds of these accidents take place right here in Missouri. Families of those who lose their lives in accidents are often left to deal with their sudden and unexpected loss.
Not only are families impacted by the emotions following the loss, but they often face towering medical bills, funeral expenses, and a variety of other financial impacts. In some cases, surviving relatives can retain the guidance of a wrongful death attorney in Mount Vernon to get justice for their loved ones. Working with a trusted legal team can help to ensure your family collects the maximum amount of compensation available to you after the loss of a loved one.
Mount Vernon Wrongful Death Lawyers
Peterson & Associates, P.C., takes a positive approach to aiding our clients in their post-accident recovery. Our Mount Vernon truck accident lawyers help surviving relatives to see justice and the financial compensation they deserve after losing loved ones in accidents due to negligent drivers.
Our law firm is well-aware of the mental and physical struggles families face after being impacted by fatal collisions. The monetary consequences alone can make the process of moving forward difficult. Our lawyers are wholly committed to helping bereaved families maximize their financial recovery.
The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. For this reason, we dedicate great time and efforts to helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our Kansas City accident lawyers at 1 (816) 683-3278 to see how our team can help you.
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