Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents In Missouri Occur Daily

Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC || 31-Oct-2016

A man was killed Saturday morning in a motorcycle accident near Northwest Plaza. The Missouri State Highway Patrol say the motorcycle accident occurred around 11 a.m. on North Highway 67 in North County. The victim was a 28-year-old Missouri man. Police say the motorcyclist veered off the road and struck a light pole. The motorcyclist was then struck by a vehicle traveling behind him. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. The driver told police they were unable to stop before hitting the motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation.

Just hours before, two people died in a traffic accident in central Missouri. According to Columbia police, the victims were killed in a head-on collision on Interstate 70 in Columbia. Officials report the traffic accident occurred early Saturday morning when a westbound car was traveling in the eastbound lanes of the highway and struck another vehicle. The drivers of each vehicle were killed instantly. Police identified the victims as a 28-year-old female and a 42-year-old man, both residents of Columbia. The accident is still under investigation by the Columbia Police.

Missouri roadways are dangerous, and thousands of people are killed every year in traffic accidents. Many of these people were innocent victims, killed by a drunk or distracted driver. Even though these auto accidents are common, the attorneys at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, know the physical, emotional and financial effect these tragedies have on real people. If you need help after a traffic accident in Missouri or Illinois, do not hesitate to contact Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC.


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