News: Two-truck injury crash in Lafayette County caused by failure to yield

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, MO – A two-vehicle crash in Lafayette County injured one teenager and hospitalized one adult on Tuesday morning.

The MSHP reports the crash occurred close to 8:43 p.m. at Route O and Route FF when a northbound GMC truck driven by 31-year-old Jose Martinez of Kansas City struck a GMC Box Truck driven by 46-year-old Phillip Goldsberry of Rayville.

Reportedly, Goldsberry did not yield at the stop sign and entered traffic in the path of Martinez’s vehicle.

Goldsberry was taken to Centerpoint Hospital by ambulance with moderate injuries.

A 14-year-old in Martinez’s vehicle declined treatment for minor injuries sustained in the crash.

Medical bills are only one small part of what an accident on roads and highways can cost. There is also property damage to consider, as well as potentially lost wages and emotional pain and suffering. If you’ve been involved in an accident that was not your fault, you may be entitled to financial compensation that considers all of those factors. The dedicated Kansas City auto accident attorneys at the McCallister Law Firm will consider every angle so that you can get the results you deserve. Get your no-obligation consultation by visiting our contact page or calling 816-931-2229

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