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Bates Co, MO - Accident With Injuries Near Rt K

Oct 21, 2020

Bates Co, MO (October 20, 2020) - An accident that resulted in injuries to the vehicle’s passenger took place near Route K on Tuesday, October 20th in Bates County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol incident report, at about 3:25 p.m., a 21-year-old female from Ottawa, KS was driving a 2004 Buick Century eastbound along MO-52 when she failed to negotiate a turn. The vehicle left the roadway, struck an MDOT sign, and landing in a ditch.

The passenger in the Buick, a 24-year-old female, was transported to Bates County Memorial Hospital with injuries that were classified as non-life-threatening.

The driver was unharmed during the incident.

The Bates County Sheriff’s Department was also on the scene to assist.

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

Injury Accidents in Bates County


Throughout the United States, millions of people endure varying degrees of car accident-related injuries, and tens of thousands more die every single year. In 2018, in the state of Missouri, 143,826 car accidents took place that ultimately cost 1,326 people their lives.

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.

Categories: Auto Accidents

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