Pedestrian Struck by a Car on Sunday is Life Flighted to University Hospital in Columbia.

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Austin J. Deluca, 21, of St. James Missouri was walking along Route B, 5 miles north of St. James, Missouri.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Deluca was then struck by a southbound 2005 Lincoln Towne Car driven by Douglas S. King, 88, of St. James Missouri.

Austin Deluca suffered serious injuries as a result of this pedestrian accident and was flown by Mercy Helicopter to the University Hospital in Columbia.

Mr. King was uninjured according to the report. His vehicle was reported to have moderate damage and was driven from the scene of the accident.

The accident in Phelps county was investigated and worked by Cpl. L S Altermatt, 158, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop I.

Austin Deluca of St. James Missouri may have a claim against Douglas King’s insurance company, Shelter Insurance Company. It is common in most cases that victims can recover money for all of their medical bills, lost wages, damages and for the past, current and future pain and suffering, they have or will experience.

An experienced, serious injury attorney will advise the families and manage their claims against the big insurance companies. The attorney will protect their interests, so Austin Deluca of St. James, Missouri can focus on his recovery. An experienced attorney with a proven track record, will also organize all of the evidence, track and organize all of the medical records and billing, and negotiate with the insurance companies on behalf of Austin Deluca and his family.

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