Climax Springs – Fatal Pedestrian Accident

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Climax Springs early Friday morning.

At around 4:20 a.m., 53-year-old Richard D. Land of Clinton was walking along MO-7 when he was struck by a vehicle driven by 24-year-old John Q. Loftis of Springfield. Land sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No word yet on DUI or other factors that may have led to the crash. Officials are still investigating the incident.

Road incidents that result in injuries or deaths can be challenging to recover from, so it only makes sense to allow aggrieved parties to explore legal avenues that can help them cope and find closure. In these situations, personal injury/accident experts can assist victims or their families pursue legal avenues appropriate to their cases.