Callaway Co, MO (October 21, 2020) – One adult and two small children sustained injuries during a car accident in the westbound lane of Route H near the intersection for Center Drive on Tuesday, October 20th at about 8:35 a.m.
As stated in preliminary reports, a 1999 Dodge Dakota was extensively damaged and its three occupants injured when, for reasons that have yet to be determined, the vehicle left the roadway, became airborne, and crashed against a curb before coming to a full stop.
The driver of the Dakota, a 23-year-old female, and her two passengers, a 5-year-old girl, and a 3-year-old boy, all sustained injuries during the accident. All three were transported via ambulances to University Hospital in Columbia for medical treatment of injuries classified as non-life-threatening.
This accident is under investigation by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Callaway County
Statistics published by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in 2020 show that fatal car accidents have risen by almost 15% when contrasted to the same period of time in 2019. As of July, the state had already experienced 450 fatalities compared to 2019’s 390. This increase in deadly accidents is reflected in the numbers concerning only Kansas City as well. By July of 2020, 51 vehicular deaths had been recorded by police departments whereas only 78 were recorded in all of 2019.
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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