Kansas City, MO (May 26, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident Friday morning claimed one person’s life. At around 8:10 a.m., on May 22, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 435.

Reports show that a semi-truck was heading north along Interstate 435, in a work zone, when it collided with a GMC box truck near Front Street.

The driver of the box truck was fatally injured in pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, the Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.

Fatal Semi-Truck Accidents in Missouri

According to reports produced by the Missouri Department of Transportation, more than 320 people lose their lives each year in motor vehicle accidents involving semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles. These incidents leave families overwhelmed as they deal with the sudden and unexpected loss of their loved ones. When victims lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of other drivers, it is crucial that their families reach out to a competent wrongful death attorney in Missouri as soon as possible.

Missouri truck accident attorneys from Monsees & Mayer, PC have over seven and a half decades of experience helping families move forward after losing loved ones in auto collisions. Our team passionately believes families should never be forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements, medical expenses, and other financial burdens they face due to another person’s negligence. If your loved one lost their life in a fatal accident that was caused by the careless, reckless, or negligent actions of another driver, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys today at (816) 361-5555 to schedule a free case review to discuss legal options available for you.