Head-On Collision Just Outside of Lebanon Missouri Causes Both Vehicles to Overturn and Injures Four.


The two car accident occurred on Tuesday at 9:00am, one half mile north of Lebanon, MO, on Highway 5.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s report, James A. Hall, 70, of Lebanon, was southbound on Highway 5. According to the report, James Hall’s 2000 Toyota 4-Runner hit an icy spot on the highway and slid into oncoming traffic, hitting a northbound 2015 Honda Odyssey, head-on.

The 2015 Honda Odyssey van was driven by Dale F. Bough, 64, of Nixa Missouri. The head-on collision caused both vehicles to overturn and injured both drivers and passengers.

James A. Hall sustained minor injuries. However, his passenger Stephanie R. Nichols, 25, of Springfield, sustained serious injuries. Dale F. Bough also sustained serious injuries and his wife Berwyn R. Bough, 60, suffered moderate injuries.

James Hall, Stephanie Nichols and Berwyn Bough were all transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, by Mercy Ambulance. Dale Bough was also transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, however, he was transported by Mercy Air Ambulance.

Both drivers and passengers were reported as wearing seat belts.

The crash was investigated by MSHP’s Troop I, TPR G. S. Sloan, (1403). TPR Sloan was assisted by SGT. M. L. Mobley, (962), TPR R. W. Clement, (489), TPR J. E. Conway, (472), Laclede County Sheriff’s Department and the Lebanon  Police Department.

Dale and Berwyn Bough may have a claim against State Farm Insurance, the insurance carrier for Hall’s 2000 Toyota 4-Runner. 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 Boughs and manage their claims against the big insurance companies. The attorney will protect their interests while they focus on 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 their behalf.

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