Warrensburg, MO (June 12, 2022) – One man has died as a result of a two-vehicle truck accident reported in Johnson County. At around 210 p.m., on June 7, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of the crash that occurred on Missouri State Route 13.
Reports provided by authorities indicate that a 2019 Kenworth tractor-trailer and a 1985 Honda motorcycle were involved in a collision on Missouri State Route 13 at the intersection of Southeast 300 Road.
The motorcyclist, identified as 52-year-old James Slavens, suffered fatal injuries as a result of the accident. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and declared him deceased. No other injuries were reported in the accident.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of James Slavens. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Missouri
Every month, around 100 people suffer fatal injuries as a result of motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri. These crashes are often caused by drivers who engage in reckless and negligent acts. Some of the causes of fatal crashes in our state include:
- motorists who engage in reckless driving behaviors
- motorists who are impaired by drugs or alcohol while operating their vehicles
- motorists who are distracted
- motorists who run red lights or pass stop signs and intersections
If you have lost a loved one as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is important that you reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Warrensburg right away. A knowledgeable legal team will be able to help you secure the financial compensation you need to cover the costs your family faces moving forward.
Our Warrensburg car accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you get the money you need to cover funeral arrangements and more. Our team will help your family build the strongest wrongful death claim possible.
Our lawyers will go to the scene of the accident and investigate. We will gather evidence from the site of the crash and various other sources to ensure you have the strongest legal claim possible. We will work with experts who can re-create the accident to uncover critical details. Our lawyers will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to get justice and move forward in the best way possible.
Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience. Our lawyers can schedule a free case evaluation with you to discuss your accident and the legal options available moving forward. Contact our law firm by calling 816-888-8888 to see how we can help you.
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