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Columbia, MO – I-70 Accident Leaves Two Critically Injured

Categorized as Auto Accidents

Columbia, MO (October 25, 2020) – Two teenage girls were seriously injured during a car crash that took place on Sunday, October 25th in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2007 Ford 500 was heading westbound in the lefthand lane along Interstate 70. For reasons that are yet to be determined, the vehicle veered across the righthand lane and then off the side of the roadway where it crashed into a guardrail before coming to a stop.

The driver and single passenger, both 19-year-old females, were transported via ambulance to Mercy Hospital. Both victims have been listed in critical condition.

This accident remains under investigation by local law enforcement.

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

Passenger Injuries in Columbia

Passenger vehicles like minivans, sedans, and SUVs are involved in more vehicular fatalities every single year than any other type of vehicle. Unfortunately, the possibility of being severely injured during a vehicle collision is not a consequence borne only by the driver. Every single occupant of a vehicle is at risk of a fatality or an injury when they are involved in a car accident.

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.