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Carroll Co, MO – Victim Airlifted After Wreck on US-65

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Carroll Co, MO (November 10, 2020) – One critically injured victim was airlifted from the scene of a car crash on Highway 65 on Sunday, November 8th.

Troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol and deputies from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department both responded to the scene of a major injury accident on US-65 at the intersection of County Route 340 at about 5:15 p.m.

Initial reports state that, for reasons that have yet to be determined, a 2008 Ford Fusion veered into the lanes of oncoming traffic and directly into the path of a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado.

The driver of the Fusion, a 26-year-old male from Carrollton, was airlifted to Truman Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Silverado, a 39-year-old female, also from Carrollton, was transported by Carroll County EMS to Carroll County Hospital. Her injuries were classified as moderate.

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

Traffic Accidents in Carroll County

The greatest percentage of victims who were either seriously injured or killed as the result of a Missouri car accident from 2009 to 2011 were seated in the front seat of the involved vehicle. Just over 68% of all Missouri’s crash fatalities were drivers and close to 21% were front-seat passengers.

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.