24-year-old severely injured in ATV rollover crash in St. Francois County

LOUGHBORO, MO (ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY) – A 24-year-old man was severely injured after an ATV crashed and overturned on Route B late last night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at 11:50 p.m. near the community of Loughboro on Route B and Russell Road, after the right tire of a 2014 Can-Am Maverick ATV went off the right side of the road.

The driver, 24-year-old Park Hills man Kolby R. Buckley, overcorrected the ATV, causing it to swerve across the roadway. The vehicle collided with the left edge of the road, then overturned.

Buckley, who was wearing his safety device, was airlifted to the hospital in St. Louis with severe injuries.

No other people were hurt in the collision.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in an ATV crash, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to advocate for people who have been injured in a crash involving an ATV or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.