A Thursday morning car crash claimed the life of a Farmington, Missouri man. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 25-year-old Billy D. Boyd was operating a 2006 Honda Accord northbound on Highway V when his vehicle veered off the roadway and collided with a tree at approximately 5:10 a.m. Tragically, emergency crews pronounced Boyd dead around an hour after the crash. The Patrol is investigating the accident and did not indicate a cause for the crash. Boyd was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.
Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The majority of all auto accidents are unintentional and unexpected; however, they are often preventable. Reckless driving, dangerous roadways, design flaws, and mechanical defects caused millions of auto accidents that injure and kill thousands individuals. Although the negligent actions of the liable party may not have been intentional, they should still be held accountable for their actions. Injured individuals or the families of deceased victims may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, funeral expenses, and mental anguish. Consulting an experienced auto accident attorney is imperative to determine your rights for justice.
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