The Copeland Law Firm
call: 573-397-5277 For The Representation You Deserve Free Initial Consultation
Committed To Your Case
Contact Us

Missouri car accidents send four to the hospital

Car accidents are both frightening and costly. Not to mention the fact that they can cause stress for not only the victims, but the family and friends of victims as well. Two separate car accidents that took place in Missouri last week left four people injured and undoubtedly caused a great deal of worry for everyone involved.

A 34-year-old female driver rear ended avehicle driven by a 78-year-old man as both drivers approached a stop sign. The force of the impact sent the gentleman's car off the road to the west. The young woman's car collided with a sign and also came to rest off the west side of the road. The male driver and his passenger, as well as the female driver were transported to the hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.

A short time later, a separate car accident occurred when the 75-year-old male driver of a Ford Taurus collided with the vehicle of a 35-year old female during an attempt at a lane change. The male driver was transported via ambulance to Heartland Regional where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The female driver was not injured and did not require medical assistance.

There is currently no word as to whether or not the drivers at fault will face criminal charges. Regardless, the victims may be entitled to financial ompensation for their medical bills and damage to their vehicles. That compensation would be awarded as part of a civil process separate from any criminal charges that could result from these accidents.

Source: St. Joseph News Press, "Accidents injure four people," 9 June 2011

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
attorneys Email Us For A Response

Tell Us About Your Case - Free Initial Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

contact

900 East Broadway Columbia, MO 65201 Phone: 573-397-5277 Fax: 573-874-3200 Columbia Law Office Map