Crooked River Township, MO (March 26, 2020) – A devastating automobile accident on Saturday claimed the life of one Carrollton woman while leaving several other victims with serious injuries.

Just after 9:10 a.m., on March 21, 62-year-old Charles F. Lewis was traveling west along Missouri State Highway 10 in a 2002 Ford F-150 when he was involved in a collision. The vehicle went off the right side of the road and overturned.

Five occupants inside the pickup truck were injured. Lewis was transported via Life Flight Eagle to Research Hospital with serious injuries. A 13-year-old female was transported to Children’s Mercy Hospital with serious injuries. Andrew L. Schenck, 37, was transported via Life Flight Eagle to Truman Medical Center with serious injuries.

39-year-old Candace L. Bigby was rushed to North Kansas City Hospital via Ray County EMS. 53-year-old Shelly M. Lewis was transported to Research Hospital via Life Flight Eagle in critical condition. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injuries after arriving.

At this time, MHP is continuing to investigate.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family Shelly M. Lewis. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Missouri

Auto accidents across Missouri claim the lives of over 900 victims annually while leaving thousands more with devastating injuries. In some cases, victims are hospitalized with broken bones and other traumatic injuries that require extensive medical treatment and months to recover. 

When victims suffer debilitating injuries in auto accidents, due to the actions of other motorists, they should reach out to a car accident attorney in Missouri at their earliest convenience to explore legal options available. 

The Missouri car accident attorneys from Monsees & Mayer, PC have over 75-years of experience helping victims move forward from their accidents. Our competent and aggressive attorneys are dedicated to helping victims collect the compensation they need for medical treatment and various other financial burdens they face from their accidents. If you were injured in a collision, through no fault of your own, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys today at (816) 361-5555 to schedule a free case review to discuss legal options available for you.

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