Michael Dougas age 19, Jacob Haulcy age 17, and Demeitrus Scott age 21, were all injured in one car accident in Pettis County. The accident ended with Jacob Haulcy being airlifted to University Hospital and the other boys transported to Bothwell Hospital. According to Corporal R.S. Smith of the Missouri Highway Patrol on December 27, 2012 at approximately 1:15 am on Drake Road at Route T the accident occurred. The Police report states that the accident occurred when a vehicle operated by Demeitrus Scott failed to negotiate a curve and went off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then hit a ditch and an embankment before coming to a rest. The reasons as to why the vehicle failed to make the turn are still unknown.
When involved in a one car accident many people believe that they may be out of luck on who can take care of their bills. This may not be the case. The operator of a vehicle is required to have insurance on their vehicle. A passenger in a vehicle can often recover from the driver's insurance policy. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident like this and has questions feel free to contact the experienced personal injury lawyers at Copley Roth and Wilson LLC. Our firm has extensive experience handling personal injury and wrongful death claims and is here to compassionately assist you in your time of need.