Friday, January 11, 2013

Man seriously injured and young women was killed in an accident in Jefferson County

Victoria Karnes age 19, lost her life in a December 28, 2012 accident in Jefferson County.   According to the investigating officer Trooper M.M. Williams, of the Missouri Highway Patrol, on December 28, 2012 at approximately 12:45 p.m.on U.S. Highway 67 at Buckcreek Road the fatality accident occurred. According to the police report the person ultimately responsible for the accident was the late Victoria Karnes.  The Jefferson County car accident was described as a mistake in which the vehicle driven by Victoria Karnes attempted to cross the southbound lanes and travelled into the path of another vehicle.  That vehicle struck her vehicle on the driver's side.  Ms. Karnes was taken to the St. Loius County medical examiner and her passenger Jeremy Roberts was taken to Barnes-Jewish Hospital via lifeflight.  He was last listed in serious condition.

 Police Report

When involved in an accident, especially if you were in the vehicle that was a fault,  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, a loved one, or a family member has suffered the devastating , and oftentimes tragic consequences of a car accident, please do not hesitate to contact Copley Roth and Wilson, LLC (913-451-9500) to address any questions or concerns you may have.  The initial consultation(s) telephone and in person, are always free.  We invite you to call and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyers in your time of need.

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