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Bates Co, MO – Traffic Accident Injures One on I-49

Categorized as Auto Accidents

Bates Co, MO (November 02, 2020) – A single-vehicle accident took place in the southbound lanes on Interstate 49 in Bates County on Sunday, November 1st.

According to police reports, Audrey Cannon, 19, a resident of Joplin, sustained injuries during a crash that occurred at around 8:15 p.m.

Officers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol stated that the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado involved in the accident was being driven by Geoffery Currier, also a 19-year-old resident of Joplin.

Cannon’s injuries were classified as non-life-threatening. No details concerning the current condition of either party have been reported.

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

Car Accidents in Bates County

960 victims were killed in 2008 in car accidents in Missouri. This is just 32 fewer deaths than occurred in the state in 2007 than the previous year along with a 6% reduction in the rate of vehicular deaths across the state. Speeding and driving under the influence are the leading causes behind most of Missouri’s fatal car accidents.

At Peterson & Associates, P.C., we take an aggressive approach at helping our clients recover after being injured in accidents. Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys strive to help accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve after being harmed in preventable accidents.

Our Kansas City, Missouri personal injury attorneys understand the mental and emotional challenges victims face after being harmed. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and efforts on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims.

We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our Kansas City accident attorneys to see how our team can help you.

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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.