Mound Township, MO (November 27, 2020) – A single-vehicle accident that left a passenger badly injured took place at the intersection of Country Road 11002 and Country Road 2001 on Thursday, November 26th.
According to initial reports, the accident took place at about 1:15 a.m. when, for reasons that have yet to be determined, the driver of a westbound 2008 Buick Lucerne traveled off the lefthand side of the roadway and crashed into a tree.
The Buick’s passenger, a 28-year-old female from Washington state, sustained moderate injuries during the accident and was transported via ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Passenger Injuries in Mound Township
In addition to drivers, occupants of a vehicle’s front passenger seat have the highest fatality rate and injury rate of any other vehicle occupant. In Missouri, from 2009 to 2011, the second-highest rate, around 21%, of all vehicular fatalities were front-seat passengers. Drivers had the highest rate at 68%.
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 by calling 1 (816) 683-3278 to see how our team can help you.
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