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

Missouri car accident kills 1 and injures many

Anytime a car is hit from behind on the interstate, there is the potential for serious injuries or worse. For a car load of people in Missouri recently, being hit from behind caused a number of injuries in both vehicles and also the death of a woman. In fact, an 18-year-old woman was killed and six people were injured in the car accident.

The accident occurred at night along the interstate. A car was traveling in the southbound lane and for an unknown reason; the car collided with another car in front of it. Both cars ended up leaving the roadway, according to police at the scene.

The 18-year-old died at the scene. In the car she was in, an 8-year-old girl and a 31-year-old were injured seriously. Three other people, including the driver of the car that was hit, suffered minor injuries. The 49-year-old driver of the second car was reported to be seriously injured.

While there is no mention of criminal charges or a reason for the collision to have taken place, those affected by this car accident -- particularly the family of the girl who lost her life -- may be able to pursue damages against the driver who hit the car she was in. Whenever someone has been seriously injured or killed in a car accident, damages may be awarded in a Missouri civil court if just cause is found. Awarded monetary damages may help those affected or those who have incurred medical bills deal with the financial ramifications of a car accident.

Source: kshb.com, "1 dead, 6 hurt in Cass County crash," June 26, 2013

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