Taylor, MO (November 4, 2022) – A traffic accident reported in Marion County left one man injured on Wednesday morning. At around 8:25 a.m., on November 2, emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on US Highway 61.
Preliminary reports show that a 2007 Max CX and truck collided with a 2016 Ford F350 on US Highway 61, just one mile south of Taylor, Missouri. The Ford suffered moderate damage as a result of the accident.
The driver of the Mack truck, 66-year-old Dennis Graupman of Palmyra, Missouri, suffered injuries in the accident. He was transported to Hannibal Regional Hospital, where he was treated for injuries.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
We hope Dennis Graupman recovers quickly following this accident.
Truck Accidents in Missouri
When a truck accident occurs, it is important to determine who is at fault in order to prove liability. In Missouri, there are certain rules and regulations that govern trucking accidents, which can make proving liability more complex.
There are three main types of truck accidents in Missouri. These include rear-end collisions, side-impact collisions, and rollovers. To prove liability in a rear-end collision, the plaintiff must show that the defendant truck driver was following too closely. The plaintiff must also prove that the defendant failed to brake in time to avoid the collision.
In a side-impact collision, the plaintiff must show that the defendant truck driver was not paying attention and failed to yield the right of way. The plaintiff must also prove that the defendant’s actions led to the collision.
In a rollover accident, the plaintiff must show that the truck driver was driving recklessly or too fast for the conditions. The plaintiff must also prove that the defendant’s actions led to the accident.
Proving liability in a truck accident can be complicated. If you have been involved in a truck accident, it is important to speak with our skilled and knowledgeable truck accident lawyers in Taylor, who can help you when it comes to navigating the complex legal system and fighting to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.
Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has extensive experience helping injured parties seek the maximum amount of monetary compensation for the damages they face following their truck accidents. For over three decades, we have handled complex truck accident litigations for clients across the state. Our team will help to investigate the accident, gather evidence to prove the defendant was at fault, and demand full and timely compensation from them. You can depend on our team to fight fearlessly to ensure you are able to get justice. Schedule a free consultation by reaching out to our law firm at 816-888-8888 to get started.
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