Excelsior Springs, MO (May 29, 2023) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that 67-year-old David Daniels of Lawson, Missouri, lost his life as a result of a fatal car crash that took place in Ray County on Saturday morning, May 27.
At approximately 10:20 a.m., a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck turned left into a driveway traveling on Route M just north of Clevenger Road. As a result, a 2005 Harley-Davidson was traveling down the roadway and swerved to miss striking the Dodge Ram. Instead, the motorcycle collided with the 2016 Ford Fusion.
The Ford and the motorcycle both suffered significant damage in the accident and had to be towed from the scene. One person involved in the accident, identified as Daniels suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased on-site.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our condolences go out to the family of David Daniels.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
In the state of Missouri, motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of over 1,000 individuals annually. This staggering number represents nearly one in every forty lives lost in the United States due to collisions on the road.
When lives are lost suddenly and unexpectedly as a result of motor vehicle accidents, the families left behind face overwhelming challenges in moving forward. Dealing with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is an incredibly difficult process, especially when negligence plays a role in a fatal accident.
If your loved one has lost their life in a motor vehicle accident, it is important to be aware of the legal options available to help your family find a path forward. Seeking the services of a knowledgeable pedestrian accident lawyer in Missouri can significantly enhance your chances of obtaining justice. In some instances, families may be eligible to file wrongful death claims against the responsible party, seeking compensation for funeral expenses, burial costs, and other related damages.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, our Excelsior Springs wrongful death lawyers possess several decades of combined experience in advocating for families seeking justice. We understand the hardships you face during these trying times, and we are dedicated to providing unwavering support. Reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm today by dialing 913-764-9700 to schedule a case evaluation with our compassionate team and initiate the process of pursuing your rightful claim.
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