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Crosby, MO – 3-Year-Old Male Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on County Rd 279

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death

Crosby, MO (March 20, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Andrew County claimed one young child’s life. At around 5:50 p.m., on March 17, emergency crews were requested at the scene of a traffic-related incident on County Road 279.

Reports from authorities show that a 2013 GMC Sierra was traveling in the area of 20722 County Road 279. For unknown reasons, it struck a 3-year-old male from Crosby, Missouri.

The young child was rushed by Andrews County EMS to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph where he passed away from his injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri

Crosby, MO – 3-Year-Old Male Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on County Rd 279Each year, we see countless people lose their lives due to pedestrian accidents in Missouri. Some of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents include:

  • Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
  • Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Drivers who are distracted while operating their vehicles
  • Drivers who are speeding

The impacts of pedestrian accidents are often overwhelming for families. Many families have to cover the costs of funerals, endure lost earnings, and deal with the mental and emotional consequences.

If your loved one lost their life in a pedestrian, due to the negligence of another driver, you may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens your family faces moving forward. Although it can seem like there is nothing that can make us feel whole again after suffering the tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one, it can help to have financial resources available to cover expenses associated with funeral expenses, deal with the impacts of lost wages, and more.

Working with a trusted wrongful death attorney in Crosby can help to ensure your family collects the maximum amount of compensation available to you after the loss of a loved one.

Crosby Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our Crosby pedestrian accident attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help our clients move forward after being impacted by another motorist’s negligent actions. When families lose loved ones, we are committed to helping them collect full and fair compensation to help alleviate some of the stress they face moving forward.

Not only is it crucial that families are able to recover compensation after losing loved ones in crashes caused by negligent parties, but we are dedicated to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.

If you have lost a loved one due to a motor vehicle collision, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at (816) 888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you

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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.