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Sedalia, MO – Child Killed in UTV Crash on Liberty School Rd

Sedalia, MO – Child Killed in UTV Crash on Liberty School Rd

Sedalia, MO (October 24, 2023) – A 4-year-old boy lost his life as a result of an auto accident that occurred in Pettis County. At around 4:30 p.m. on October 22, emergency crews were called to the site of an auto accident on Liberty School Road.

Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2022 CanAm UTV operated by 34-year-old April Headley of Sedalia, Missouri, was traveling in the 25,300 block of the roadway. As the vehicle traveled through a yard, the driver made a sharp left turn, causing the vehicle to overturn.

A 4-year-old male was partially ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding officers.

Three other children, identified as a 3-year-old male, a 6-year-old female, and a 7-year-old female, were all injured. The three victims were transported to Bothwell Hospital in Sedalia, Missouri, for emergency care.

At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the three children injured in this accident recover quickly.

We offer our condolences to the family of the child who died in this crash.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Missouri

Fatal accidents take the lives of hundreds of people in Missouri every year. There are countless instances where these accidents are completely preventable. Far too often, we see innocent children lose their lives as a result of driver negligence. Leading factors include:

  • Speeding: When drivers are traveling too fast, they are likely to lose control of their vehicles.
  • Reckless Actions: There are countless reckless actions that lead to devastating accidents. This can include turning too sharply, tailgating, and aggressive driving behavior.
  • Impairment: When drivers are under the influence, they are likely to lack the sound judgment needed to operate their vehicles. As a result, they are at an increased risk of causing accidents.

If your loved one has died as a result of another person’s negligent or reckless actions, you may be able to take legal action. You should seek guidance from a Sedalia wrongful death lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to guide you through the process of filing a wrongful death claim and help you get justice.

At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we understand the devastating impact that the loss of a loved one can have on you and your family. That's why our law firm is dedicated to seeking justice for those who have lost their lives due to someone else's actions. With decades of experience in personal injury cases and a deep understanding of the laws in Kansas and Missouri, our attorneys are committed to fighting for your rights and getting you the compensation you deserve. We offer personalized attention and support throughout your case, ensuring that you receive the best possible outcome. If you have suffered such a tragic loss, do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at 913-764-9700. Let us help guide you towards closure and justice during this difficult time.

Notes: Our writers utilized secondary sources when writing this news article about an accident. We have not independently reviewed all of the circumstances surrounding this accident; therefore, please get in touch with Martin & Wallentine, LLC right away if you locate any incorrect information in our post. We will update the post with the most accurate information currently available. A post will be removed upon request.

Disclaimer: We hope that by raising awareness about driving hazards, drivers will be more cautious when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in a collision. This accident news post is not a business solicitation. The content of this post is not intended to serve as medical or legal advice. This post's featured image was not captured at the accident scene depicted in the post.

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