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Richland, MO – Nancy LaChance, Dale LaChance & James Stacey Injured in Auto Wreck on Highway AB near South Bend Rd

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Richland, MO (September 22, 2022) – A vehicle collision reported in Pulaski County left three people injured. At around 5:15 p.m., on September 20, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to a collision on Highway AB.

Reports from authorities so that the driver of a 2008 Ford F150 pickup truck crossed over the center of the road and struck a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze head-on, on Highway AB just west of South Bend Road. Both vehicles were totaled as a result of the crash.

Three people suffered significant injuries due to the crash. The victims were identified as 45-year-old James Stacey of Laquey, Missouri, 72-year-old Nancy LaChance, of Lebanon, Missouri, and 75-year-old Dale LaChance, of Lebanon, Missouri.

The three victims were transported by Pulaski County ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon, Missouri, for emergency treatment.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.

Our thoughts are with James Stacey, Nancy LaChance, and they’ll LaChance at this time.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Richland, MO – Nancy LaChance, Dale LaChance & James Stacey Injured in Auto Wreck on Highway AB near South Bend RdIf you are injured in a car accident in Missouri, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit seeking damages. This includes not only the money you need to pay to treat your injuries, but also any lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. You should speak with a knowledgeable Richland car accident lawyer as soon as possible after the accident to discuss your legal options.

In order to recover compensation, you must be able to prove that the other driver engaged in some form of negligence that caused the crash to occur. Leading causes of accidents in our state include:

  • Running a red light: Running a red light is one of the most common causes of car crashes in Missouri. It is important that drivers maintain control of their vehicles as they pass through intersections. Failing to stop at stop signs and red lights can have deadly consequences.
  • Distraction: It’s not just drivers who need to pay attention while behind the wheel – passengers also need to be careful not to distract themselves with their phones or other electronics.
  • Speed: A big factor in many car crashes is speed. Too much speed can lead to deadly consequences. This is particularly true in congested areas, curved roadways, and inclement weather.
  • Drunk driving: Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol continue to be one of the leading causes of crashes in our state.

If you have suffered injuries as a result of another person’s actions, our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will investigate the crash. We will identify who is at fault and take legal action against them.

Our lawyers can fight to help you get the maximum amount of compensation possible to cover your damages. Schedule a consultation with our team today at 816888888 to get started.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.