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Joplin, MO – 16-Year-Old Injured in Accident on I-44

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Joplin, MO (November 07, 2020) – A 16-year-old sustained injuries that are serious but non-life-threatening in a car accident on Saturday, November 7th.

Officers from the Joplin Police Department were dispatched to the crash site at about 10:00 p.m. after receiving reports of an accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 44.

Police reports state that a white pick-up truck that was weaving in and out of traffic clipped the front of the 16-year-old’s car, causing it to flip.

The driver of the truck fled the scene.

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

Injury Accidents in Joplin

Throughout America, millions of victims endure crash-related injuries, and a further ten thousand victims die every year. In 2018, Missouri saw 143,826 car crashes that were responsible for 1,326 fatalities.

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.