Matthews, MO (June 5, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident that took place in New Madrid County on Saturday morning claimed one man’s life. At around one a.m., on June 4, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a crash took place on Interstate 55.
MS HP responded to the scene of the crash and located a 2015 Volvo and a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck that collided on the northbound side of the interstate near mile marker 58.8. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Chevrolet, 64-year-old Gregory Davies, sustained severe injuries in the accident. Emergency crews arrived at the scene to render aid to the victim. However, he died at the scene of the crash.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of Gregory Davies. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri
Nearly 100 people lose their lives every month in the state of Missouri as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Quite often, fatal crashes are caused by drivers who engage in reckless actions while operating their vehicles. We see a significant number of people lose their lives in accidents due to drivers who are speeding, reckless, or impaired. Many accidents are caused by these and other acts of negligence in our state. Unfortunately, statistics show that more than 80% of crashes are the result of driver errors.
When innocent people lose their lives in auto accidents, they often leave behind families who are forced to endure overwhelming mental, emotional, and financial consequences. Families often have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements, burial fees, and other costs moving forward. By seeking the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer in Matthews, you can rest assured knowing you are in the best position possible to recover.
Our Matthews car accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families. Our team can help you get the maximum amount of compensation available to cover the financial burdens you face moving forward. Our team will ensure you have the best chances of getting justice and holding the at-fault party accountable. Our lawyers will build the strongest claim on your behalf and negotiate compensation to ensure you are not taken advantage of.
If your loved one has died as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm right away to get started on your case. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888 to get started.
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