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Lebanon pedestrian struck on head by cargo in MO-32 hit-and-run

Lebanon pedestrian struck on head by cargo in MO-32 hit-and-run

Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2020

LEBANON, MO (LACLEDE COUNTY) – A pedestrian was injured after being hit in the head with cargo from a passing vehicle in Laclede County Thursday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The incident happened at 6 a.m. on Missouri Highway 32, less than a mile east of Lebanon.

An unidentified vehicle was passing Lebanon man Wesley D. Yonts, 38, when part of its hauled cargo struck the pedestrian in the head. The vehicle left the scene.

Yonts was moderately injured, but according to the report, did not go to the hospital.

There is no information about the suspected driver available at this time.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC 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 a pedestrian accident, 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 better pedestrian safety laws 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 pedestrian accident attorneys.


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