St Charles, MO (November 15, 2022) – A truck crash took place in St Charles County on Tuesday morning that claimed the life of 79-year-old George Dickey of St. Charles, Missouri. On November 15, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a truck accident on Interstate 70 required assistance.
According to crash investigations, a collision between a 2015 Mack CHU and a 2014 Volvo VNL occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 70 just east of US Highway 61. The Mack truck was totaled as a result of the crash.
The driver of the Mack truck, identified as Dickie, was fatally hurt in the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS workers.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is currently investigating this truck crash at this time.
We offer our sincere sympathies to the family of George Dickey.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Missouri
Fatal truck accidents take the lives of thousands of people across the United States each year. Here in Missouri, we see a significant number of people lose their lives as a result of commercial vehicle collisions. Following the loss of a loved one, entitled parties generally have a period of up to three years from the date of the death to take legal action. However, waiting to take legal action can jeopardize your chances of getting justice.
Instead of waiting to take legal action, it is important that you seek legal guidance right away. A St. Charles wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you hold the person who is responsible for the death of your loved one to account. Additionally, an attorney will be able to fight to help you secure financial compensation to cover the damages you face.
Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has extensive experience handling truck crash cases for families who have lost loved ones due to negligence. Our team can provide your family with an array of services to ensure you have the strongest case possible to get justice. Some of the services that we will provide for your family throughout the legal process include:
- Investigating the accident and gathering evidence.
- Working with experts who can determine the value of your case.
- Working with experts who can re-create the crash to prove critical details.
- Gathering evidence from medical examiners, law enforcement, and various sources.
- Handling communication with the insurance company.
- Negotiating compensation with the insurance company.
- Representing you inside the courtroom.
Our personal injury lawyers take great pride in our exceptional track record when it comes to helping families across Missouri protect their legal rights after enduring the sudden loss of a loved one. Over the years, we have succeeded in helping our clients recover more than $500 million in damages for their claims. Our team is committed to helping each individual that we work with secure the maximum amount of compensation possible for funeral costs, burial expenses, and more. Schedule a free consultation with our personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888 to discuss your case.
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