Monroe City – Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist was killed in an accident in Monroe City late Tuesday afternoon.

At 4:23 p.m., a motorcycle and a car collided on US-36 in Ralls County. 79-year-old Joseph Barnett was driving the car and failed to notice 18-year-old Donald Quigley who was riding the motorcycle. Barnett incurred minor injuries and was not transported, while Quigley sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at University Hospital several hours later. Authorities are still investigating the incident.

It can be challenging for families of crash victims to recover from these tragic events, so it’s only appropriate for officials to establish liability a quickly as possible so that aggrieved parties can find closure. These things said, personal injury or accident experts can help victims or their families recover from these situations. They can evaluate their cases and make appropriate suggestions post-accident.