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Poplar Bluff, MO – Bradley Ward Killed in Auto Wreck on Grand Ave near Davis St

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death

Poplar Bluff, MO (September 19, 2022) – A 26-year-old man from Poplar Bluff, Missouri, has died following a vehicle collision in Butler County on Sunday afternoon. Just after 12:20 p.m., on September 18, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Grand Avenue.

Preliminary reports show that a rear-end collision between a 2004 Honda Shadow and a 2005 Toyota Tacoma occurred on Grand Avenue in the area of Davis Street in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

The Honda driver, 26-year-old Bradley Ward, was fatally injured in the crash. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by Butler County coroner Jim Akers.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation at this time.

We offer our condolences to the family of Bradley Ward at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Missouri

Poplar Bluff, MO – Bradley Ward Killed in Auto Wreck on Grand Ave near Davis StCollisions take place every single day in the state of Missouri. These accidents often have a debilitating impact on the lives of those involved. We see many people left with severe injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Unfortunately, many accidents are preventable. There are many reasons why people get in car accidents. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Distracted driving: Cell phone use, eating, drinking, using the vehicle’s stereo or navigation system at the time of the accident.
  • Running a stop sign or red light: Ignoring traffic signals or running a stop sign without coming to a complete stop.
  • Failing to yield to pedestrians and other drivers: Passing too close, making unsafe turns, or driving in a way that endangers pedestrians and other drivers.
  • Racing: Driving too fast for the conditions.

If you’ve been injured due to a vehicle accident caused by another driver’s negligence, a car accident lawyer can help you pursue legal action against them. Filing a personal injury lawsuit can help you see compensation to cover the damages you face. Some damages that our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you recover include compensation for:

  • Lost wages
  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Long-term care costs
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Our Poplar Bluff car accident lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience. Our lawyers will analyze the circumstances surrounding your crash. We will gather evidence from a variety of sources, including the scene of the accident, witness testimony, and more. Our lawyers will fight aggressively to help you get justice. We can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience by calling 816-888-8888. Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. is ready to get started on your case.

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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.