Washington Township, MO – Jennifer Farley Loses Life in Two-Vehicle Wreck on I-70 near MM 45.8

Washington Township, MO – Jennifer Farley Loses Life in Two-Vehicle Wreck on I-70 near MM 45.8

Washington Township, MO (August 7, 2023) – On Sunday morning, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a fatal accident that claimed the life of 37-year-old Jennifer Farley of Blue Springs, Missouri.

At approximately 1257 a.m., troopers were called to an automobile accident that occurred on Interstate 70. Preliminary investigations show that a collision between a 2017 Hyundai Elantra in the 2023 Hyundai Palisade occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 70. Both vehicles involved in the accident were totaled and located on the roadway near mile marker 45.8.

Authorities rushed to the scene and immediately secured the area. Both of the involved vehicles were towed by Jackson County tow company.

Farley, who was a passenger in the Elantra, was fatally injured. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Multiple other victims were injured in the accident. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to render aid to 46-year-old Terry Ashley, 43-year-old Katrina Dolezal, 35-year-old James Brewer, 33-year-old Shelby Brewer, a 13-year-old male, and a one-year-old female. All of the injured victims were transported to Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri.

The accident is being investigated at this time.

Our thoughts are with Terry Ashley, Katrina Dolezal, James Brewer, Shelby Brewer, and the two young children who were injured in this accident. We hope they all recover quickly.

Our condolences go out to the family of Jennifer Farley.

Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri

The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, more than 1000 people die as a result of automobile collisions in Missouri each year. Many of these accidents are entirely preventable. We continue to see families completely torn apart as a result of accidents that are caused by negligence. This often includes speeding, impairment, and other actions that significantly impact a person’s ability to maintain control of their vehicle.

The unfortunate truth is that it is incredibly difficult to deal with the sudden loss of a loved one. Many families have their lives completely disrupted. To help ease some of the strains that families face, they are encouraged to seek legal guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in Missouri right away. Families may be able to take legal action in order to recover financial compensation for some of their losses and damages.

At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we are dedicated to providing only the highest quality representation for our clients. Our experienced Missouri personal injury attorneys have a deep understanding of the emotional and mental effects of a fatal accident and will work tirelessly to maximize your recovery and hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. We understand that a losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident can be incredibly traumatic, so let us help you through this difficult time with compassion and expertise. With our guidance, you can rest assured knowing that you'll receive the appropriate medical treatment while getting justice and full compensation for your damages. Our dedicated personal injury lawyers are available by calling 913-764-9700 at your earliest convenience to get started on your case.

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