Rose Hill Township, MO (July 12, 2023) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that 23-year-old Zachariah Hamilton of Buckner, Missouri, lost his life as a result of a motorcycle accident that took place in Johnson County.
At around 5:15 a.m. on July 10, troopers were notified that they were needed at the scene of a crash on Missouri State Highway 131.
According to officials, a 2023 Kawasaki KLR650 collided with a 2015 Nissan Versa on the highway just south of Southwest 750th Road. Both vehicles were severely damaged in the accident.
Emergency medical services responded to the scene to provide medical treatment for the injured victims.
The motorcyclist, identified as Hamilton, was transported to Belton Regional Medical Center for emergency care. He was pronounced deceased after arriving.
The driver of the Nissan, 52-year-old George Schultz of Chilhowee, Missouri, was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center for emergency treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope George Schultz recovers quickly.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Zachariah Hamilton at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Missouri
Each year, motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of countless motorcyclists across the United States. In Missouri, we witness the tragic loss of many innocent victims due to preventable accidents on our roads. Surviving family members are left to endure the significant and overwhelming mental and emotional challenges brought upon by the sudden loss of a loved one.
Dealing with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is already incredibly difficult. However, discovering that their death resulted from another driver's negligence just makes acceptance even more difficult. Apart from the emotional toll, families often face overwhelming medical expenses, funeral costs, and various financial burdens.
In certain cases, surviving relatives can seek the assistance of a wrongful death attorney in Rose Hill Township to get justice for their loved ones. Working with a dependable legal team ensures that your family can pursue the maximum possible compensation available after the loss of a loved one.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, our team of passionate attorneys is dedicated to helping you get the justice that you deserve. Our attorneys have years of experience in Missouri personal injury law and are highly knowledgeable about all aspects of the legal process so that we can provide you with the best possible representation. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm today at 913-764-9700 for a free consultation so that we can start on your path to recovery right away.
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