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Jasper Co, MO – Teenager Hospitalized After Crash on MO-96

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Jasper Co, MO (November 12, 2020) – Two people from Golden City sustained injuries when they were involved in a two-car accident at about 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10th on Missouri Highway 96 in Jasper County.

Police reports indicate that 38-year-old James W. Horton, 38, and the 14-year-old girl who was his passenger were driving eastbound in a pick-up truck. Due to a vehicle stopped in the roadway, Horton began slowing down and was rear-ended by a car driven by 20-year-old Mikayla J. Spaugy, a resident of Joplin.

Both Horton and his passenger were transported via ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin for treatment of injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.

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

Car Accidents in Jasper County

A publication printed in 2019 says that car vehicular deaths in Missouri have been dropping at a steady rate for the last three years. As monitored by a department within the Missouri State Highway Patrol, statistics show that in 2019, almost 900 people died in Missouri car accidents, denoting a 5% decrease in crash fatalities from 2018.

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.