Dearborn, MO (October 18, 2022) – One woman was left seriously injured as a result of the crash that took place in Buchanan County. On October 17, emergency crews were notified that a collision occurred on Interstate 29 that required assistance.
According to local law enforcement, just after 10:50 a.m., a collision between a 2006 International dump truck in a 2016 Mazda CX5 utility vehicle occurred on the southbound side of Interstate 29 just two miles north of Dearborn, Missouri. The two vehicles were totaled as a result of the collision.
The drivers of both vehicles were injured. EMS transported 33-year-old Daniel Roe of St. Joseph, Missouri, to Concerta Urgent Care in St. Joseph, Missouri, for the treatment of minor injuries. The second victim, 77-year-old Lauren Welch of Overland Park, Kansas, was transported by Buchanan County ambulance to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Missouri, for the treatment of serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at this time.
Our thoughts are with Lauren Welch in Daniel Roe at this time.
Truck Accidents in Missouri
A vehicle accident can completely disrupt your life. In an instant, you may be left with severe injuries that impact your ability to work or simply enjoy life. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people are forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences of crashes in our state each year. When innocent people are hurt as a result of crashes, they may be able to file personal injury lawsuits against the responsible party.
There are a few key things to know about car accidents and Missouri’s pure comparative negligence law. First, Missouri is an at-fault state when it comes to car accidents. This means that the person who is responsible for causing the accident is also responsible for any damages that result from it.
Second, Missouri follows the rule of pure comparative negligence when determining who is at fault for an accident. This means that each person involved in the accident is designated a percentage of blame based on their actions. For example, if one driver ran a red light and hit another driver who was speeding, the driver who ran the red light would be assigned 75% of the blame and the speeding driver would be assigned 25% of the blame. A Dearborn car accident lawyer can help you understand your rights moving forward after a motor vehicle accident.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience protecting the legal rights of Missourians who have been harmed in crashes due to negligence. Our team can help you pursue legal action against the person who caused you harm. We will fight to get to fair compensation for your lost wages, medical costs, and more. Contact our law firm today at 816-888-8888 to get started on your claim.
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