Fatal Car Crash in Cooper County

Nicholas A. Barbieri of Brooksville, Florida, was killed on September 25, 2020 in a car crash in Cooper County, Missouri. According to ABC 17, Barbieri was driving eastbound on I-70 when the car flipped near the 95.6 mile marker. A minor was a passenger in the car with Barbieri. The child in the vehicle was treated for minor injuries. Barbieri was pronounced dead at the scene by the Cooper County Coroner. The other driver involved in the crash was not injured.

This crash is Missouri State Highway Patrol’s (MSHP) ninth fatality in September. This year, alone, MSHP has seen 60 fatalities on Missouri’s roadways. Distracted driving, speeding, and alcohol are the leading causes for traffic fatalities and collisions in Missouri.

Call a Lawyer for Help with Your Accident Case

Whether you were injured in an accident due to someone’s negligent driving or unsafe road conditions, you will want an experienced personal injury lawyer fighting for your full recovery. A knowledgeable personal injury lawyer in Mid-Missouri can examine the facts, determine who is at fault, and fight tirelessly for your recovery.

When hiring an attorney for a car crash, your physical health should be your number one priority. Physicians, physical therapists, and experts will keep you informed as to how to prioritize your physical health. Aside from physical health, however, is the financial compensation component of your recovery. An automobile injury can completely derail your life physically, emotionally, and financially. The physicians, physical therapists, and experts helping you to prioritize your physical health can leave you with quite a hefty bill—a bill that insurance companies are reluctant to pay. At this juncture is when having a legal professional can make the difference in your case. Using their experience, a qualified lawyer can fight tooth and nail with insurance companies for your full physical and financial recovery.