A truck driver was tragically killed this week when the truck he was driving struck a concrete median barrier in Jefferson County.
According to the US Department of Transportation:
- 37,461 lives were lost on America’s roadways in 34,439 fatal motor vehicle crashes.
- 4,564 lives were lost in 4,079 crashes involving large trucks or buses; fatalities increased 5% from 2015, and fatal crashes increased by 6%.
- Large truck occupants comprised 16% of all large truck and bus fatalities, a 4% increase from 2015.
- Large trucks and buses account for 12% of the traffic fatalities.
At Cantor Injury Law we have handled truck collisions for nearly 30 years. Recently we won a happy client 2.2 million dollars after a trucking collision. Here is a picture of the car our client, Mr. Moore, was in.
A truck driver has the duty to drive with the highest degree of care in Missouri. The highest degree of care is the degree of care that a very careful truck driver would use under the same or similar circumstances.
Most truck drivers are professionals and have excellent driving records, but when a truck driver causes a collision the damages can be huge.
At Cantor Injury Law we can help you win your truck collision case. There is no fee unless we win. Call us at (314) 628-9999.