King City, MO (May 20, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon left one woman seriously injured. The incident took place at approximately 3:15 p.m., on May 19. The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an auto collision on US Highway 169.

Reports show a 2006 Pontiac Torrent, a 2005 Volvo Semi, and a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck collided along the southbound side of the highway just three miles north of King City.

The driver of the Pontiac, who was identified as 36-year-old Candy Roberts, suffered serious injuries in the collision. Roberts was transported via Life Flight to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph for treatment.

At this time, the MHP is investigating.

Our thoughts are with Candy Roberts and everyone who was affected by this incident.

Truck Accidents in Missouri

Every year, semi-truck accidents claim the lives of more than 4,000 people across the United States. The sheer size and weight of these vehicles pose a great risk for others in accidents, especially to occupants of smaller vehicles. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligent actions of other drivers, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Missouri as soon as possible. 

Our Missouri truck accident attorneys at Monsees & Mayer, P.C. firmly believe families deserve justice after losing loved ones in accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our team strives to help families protect their legal rights and access compensation to alleviate the costs of funeral services, lost earnings, and other damages they face moving forward. If your loved one lost their life in a truck accident, due to the reckless actions of another driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at (816) 361-5555 to schedule a free case evaluation to explore legal options available for you.

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