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Clay Co, MO – Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-435

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Clay Co, MO (November 11, 2020) – A three-vehicle collision took place on Wednesday, November 11th on Interstate 435 in Clay County.

According to a report issued by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, they responded to the scene of an accident on Interstate 435 near the exit for Northeast 96th Street at about 6:25 p.m.

The accident occurred when a 1999 Dodge Durango attempted to change lanes and crashed into a tractor-trailer, spun out of control, and then collided with a 2019 Ford F150 pick-up truck.

The driver of the Durango, a 28-year-old female from Raytown, sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the accident and was transported by Kansas City Fire and EMS to Liberty Hospital.

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

Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Kansas City

Both federal and state safety and law enforcement bureaus regularly advocate for and heavily monitor driver safety and methods for properly maintaining equipment for the country’s large trucking industry. In spite of these well-intentioned efforts, however, the state of Missouri witnessed a sizeable increase in fatalities from accidents involving tractor-trailers in 2011 than the previous year.

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.

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.