images
314.400.0000
Injured? Call for a Free Consultation

Driver Fails To Stop At Intersection Stop Sign At US 63, Seriously Injures Two

A male and female both from Rolla, Missouri were seriously injured in a truck accident on U.S. Route 63 and Route K in Cairo, Missouri. The accident occurred on April 27, 2012 at 3:43pm in Randolph County.

A 2002 International Truck driven by Michael R. Basler attempted to cross into U.S. Route 63. Basler failed to stop at a stop sign and crossed into U.S. Route 63. At the same time, a 1999 Ford driven by Jared T. Taylor was traveling on U.S. Route 63 at the moment Basler crossed into Route 63. Taylor was also traveling with Candice L. Saultz at the time of the accident. Basler crossed into the path of Taylor’s vehicle and Taylor’s 1999 Ford struck Basler’s International Truck. After the collision, both vehicles slid into the median of Route 63. Both vehicles suffered extensive damage as a result of the collision.

Missouri State Highway Patrol and Randolph County First Responders promptly arrived to the accident site. Taylor, Saultz, and Basler were all seriously injured as a result of the collision. Randolph County Ambulance transported Taylor and Saultz to University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Basler was transported to Regional Hospital in Moberly, Missouri for medical treatment related to the Rolla Missouri truck accident.

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, intersection crashes commonly occur because activities like crossing over or turning left or right can result in driving “conflicts” between motorists. Making sure to stop at a stop sign and yield to oncoming traffic in an intersection is a fundamental, but very vital aspect of driving any type of motor vehicle. Failing to yield to oncoming traffic in an intersection can most times result in an accident that either causes serious bodily injury to all victims involved or can even result in automobile fatalities. The duty for truck drivers to follow this rule is even more important. Due to their length and bulk, massive trucks can obscure and block the entirety of an intersection, potentially heightening the risk for accidents for all lanes of an intersection. The National Highway Safety Administration notes that large trucks account for almost eight (8) percent of all fatal crashes in the U.S. and five (5) percent of all injury crashes in the U.S.

Missouri Statute § 304.351 requires all drivers to yield the right-of-way to other vehicles when approaching an intersection. Subsection 4.2(a) of this law also requires all drivers to stop either at a clearly marked stop line or at a stop sign. Large truck drivers violating this law can highly endanger the lives of all motorists due to the truck’s large size. Large truck drivers are not immune to the Missouri rules of the road and failure to follow even the most fundamental rules can potentially make a truck driver be liable to injured parties in a Missouri truck accident lawsuit.

Free ConsultationInjured? Pay nothing until we win!

Our Results

Our Personal Injury Attorneys have proudly collected TENS OF MILLIONS of dollars in compensation for clients. Below are some of our recent personal injury case results.

$30M Sexual Assault
$14.25M Motorcyle Crash
$10.5M Fatal Wreck
$4M Product Liability
$4M Wrongful Death
$2M 18-Wheeler Wreck
$2M Wrongful Death Trucking Crash
$2M Wrongful Death Tractor Trailer
$1.7M Van Crash
$1M Truck Crash
$1M 18-Wheeler Wreck
$321K Auto Crash
$300K Motorcycle Wreck
$300K SUV Wreck
$225K Truck Crash


View All Results →

Images

What Our Clients Are Saying

"Overall, I had a great experience working with The Bradley Law Firm!! I would recommend Ryan and his team to anyone. Being involved in a car accident can be quite stressful and dealing with insurance companies can be even more stressful. Having Ryan in my corner lifted a huge burden off my shoulders and made this process much easier for me. They handled everything. Tina is great…she is awesome! She’s extremely patient and kept me informed throughout the entire process. The Bradley Law Firm team is very personable, easy to talk to, and a pleasure to work with."

J.S.

★★★★★
St Louis Personal Injury Lawyer

Our Results

Our Personal Injury Attorneys have proudly collected TENS OF MILLIONS of dollars in compensation for clients.

St Louis Personal Injury Lawyer

Our Mission

It is our mission to ensure you receive a maximum recovery for all of your damages, to the fullest extent under the law.

Images

We Maintain the Highest Possible Ratings from Professional Organizations

 

Contact the Bradley Law Firm

 

Address:
1424 Washington Ave
Suite #300
St. Louis, MO 63103

 

Phone:
314.400.0000

Our FirmPractice AreasContact UsSitemap

St. Louis Lawyer Disclaimer: The legal information offered herein by The Bradley Law Firm, is not formal legal advice, nor is it the formation of an attorney client relationship. In order for our firm to be considered your attorney there must be a signed agreement between the client and the firm. Any results set forth herein are based solely upon the circumstances of that particular case and offer no promise or guarantee upon the outcome of any other case. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation. This site is not intended to solicit clients outside the State of Missouri or Illinois. The Bradley Law Firm may co-counsel or associate with other law firms around the country at its discretion from initial intake through litigation when it deems appropriate.

Follow Us on Social Media

Image Image Image

© 2018, The Bradley Law Firm.