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Scott Co, MO - Serious Injury Accident on Rt BB

Dec 20, 2020

Scott Co, MO (December 20, 2020) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to reports of a serious accident on Route BB, near Highway 114, on Sunday, December 20th.

Officer statements indicate that, at about 10:20 a.m., for reasons that have yet to be determined, a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu veered over the centerline and collided head-first with a 2004 Chevrolet Impala.

The driver of the Malibu, a 21-year-old female from Kennett, was transported via ambulance to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau with moderate injuries.

The driver of the Impala, a 78-year-old female from Sikeston, was also transported to St. Francis Medical Center. Her injuries were classified as serious.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Injury Collisions in Scott County


Even though Missouri’s vehicle collision rate has dipped a substantial amount in 2020, a side effect of COVID-19, the state has seen an increase of 12% in car accident-related deaths since 2019. Even though the state’s traffic volume was reduced by nearly 50% for most of the year due to shelter-in-place orders, crash fatality rates have steadily risen. Since January of 2020, more than 400 fatal collisions have occurred, resulting in the deaths of 43 more people than this time in 2019.

When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Missouri can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.

Our team at Peterson & Associates P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you in the aftermath of a car accident. Our personal injury attorneys in Kansas City strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without the worry. Not only is it crucial that victims are able to get full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we are committed to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.

If you have been injured in a car accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at (816) 298-8708 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

Categories: Auto Accidents

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