Officials have released more details regarding Tuesday’s rollover crash in Poplar Bluff.
At 12:30 p.m., a vehicle traveling west on County Road 450 crashed and overturned about a mile west of the city center, injuring three motorists. The driver, 22-year-old Kelvin V. Rivera of Poplar Bluff, and 18-year-old Christian M. Colclasure of Doniphan sustained minor injuries, while the second passenger, a 16-year-old local resident, incurred serious injuries and was immediately hospitalized following the crash. According to authorities, no one in the vehicle was wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident. The case is still under investigation.
Road incidents resulting in injuries or deaths can cause long-term or debilitating effects on victims or their families. With this in mind, consulting personal injury/accident counsel can be beneficial as they can inform aggrieved parties of the various legal options they can pursue to cope and eventually find closure.