Richard Wiseman of Fulton Missouri is life-flighted, following a serious car crash in Callaway County.


CALLAWAY COUNTY – A Fulton Missouri resident suffered serious injuries in a rollover car accident on Sunday, December 20th at 12:30pm.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s report, Richard D. Wiseman, 55, of Fulton Missouri was traveling eastbound on Highway 54 in a 2004 Ford F-250 pick-up truck, when Norman L. Porter, 82, pulled out into the path of Wiseman, driving a 2014 Fiat 500.

The crash occurred on the highway’s eastbound lanes near Route BB, between New Bloomfield and Fulton.

After Richard Wiseman’s truck struck Porter’s Fiat, it traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Porter’s car came to a stop, blocking the eastbound lanes of the highway. Richard Wiseman was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident and suffered serious injuries. Wiseman was airlifted to University Hospital via Staff for Life for treatment of his serious injuries.

University Hospital said at the time of this writing, Wiseman’s condition had been upgraded to good. Porter was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the severe crash.

The  Missouri State Highway Patrol’s report also said that both vehicles were totaled in the accident. Norman Porter was issued a citation for failure to yield and is due in Callaway County court on Jan. 27.

Richard D. Wiseman and his family may have a claim against Grinnell Select, the insurance carrier for Porter’s Fiat 500. It is common in most cases that victims and/or their families, 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.

A highly talented attorney, will advise the family. They will also collect and organize all of the evidence and medical records, as well as negotiate with the insurance companies on behalf of the victims and their families.

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