Johnson Co, MO (November 06, 2020) – A hit-and-run accident that took place along MO-58 on Thursday, November 5th left one person with injuries.
According to police reports, the accident occurred at about 8:15 p.m. in the westbound lanes of MO-58, near the intersection of Southwest 601st Road when a vehicle crossed the centerline and collided head-on with an oncoming 2017 Ram. The driver of the first vehicle then fled the scene of the accident.
The driver of the Ram, an 82-year-old man from Centerview, sustained injuries that were classified as non-life-threatening.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Johnson County
Distracted driving is a problem that has increased to the point that it is now the leading cause of traffic accidents, surpassing even drunk driving, for nearly a decade. This is largely due to widespread vehicular onboard navigation systems and cellphone use.
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.