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Lenda Wachter Injured in Rear-End Accident with Semi-truck on Hwy 63 in Lancaster, Missouri

Lancaster, MO – One person was injured after a semi-truck rear-ended their vehicle. The incident took place on HWY 63 on Tuesday.

According to reports, Lenda Wachter was slowing down for a turning vehicle when a semi-truck struck her car from behind.

Wachter sustained injuries, and first responders transported her to the hospital for medical attention.

No updates have been provided.

Thoughts on rear-end collisions with semi-trucks

The flow of traffic can change in an instant. This is why commercial truck drivers should drive with a heightened awareness, ready to face any sudden shifts in traffic conditions.

Of course, some roadway crashes happen due to unforeseeable events. However, others are the result of negligent behaviors such as distracted driving, speeding, impaired driving, or following too closely behind other vehicles. It’s important to determine if any of these factors contributed to the collision in Lancaster. In cases where truckers drive negligently and cause accidents resulting in injuries to others, they must be held accountable for their actions.

Only through a thorough investigation by trained professionals can we gain a clearer understanding of the events leading up to the incident and identify any instances of negligence. If negligence is found to be a factor, appropriate accountability measures must be taken.

May the injured receive a swift and full recovery.



The Ammons Law Firm represents clients nationwide in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation, with extensive experience in complex auto/tire defect and commercial vehicle cases.

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Information contained in this blog was compiled from third-party sources or is the opinion of the author. Please inform us immediately if false or misleading information is contained in this post.


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