Green Ridge, MO - Two-Vehicle Injury Crash on Hwy 52
Green Ridge, MO (October 07, 2020) - A car crash that occurred in the Kansas City area sent two people to a local hospital for emergency medical treatment on Sunday, October 4th.
Troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the accident, which took place at about 4:15 p.m. in the 12000 block of Highway 52.
Officers on the scene stated that the driver of a 2003 Toyota, a 21-year-old female, fell asleep at the wheel and swerved into oncoming traffic where it collided with an oncoming 2007 Chevrolet truck.
The 30-year-old driver and 12-year-old passenger in the Chevrolet both sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were transported via ambulance to Golden Valley Hospital for medical treatment.
This accident remains under police investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and everyone who has been affected by this accident.
Car Accidents in Green Ridge
As revealed by crash data maintained by the Missouri Department of Transportation, 18,406 people were injured and 429 more were killed in car accidents in 2016. The three most common kinds of accidents in that year were single-vehicle accidents, collisions with deer, and collisions with fixed objects, such as fences and utility poles.
When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Missouri can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you in the aftermath of a car accident. Our personal injury attorneys in Kansas City strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without the worry. Not only is it crucial that victims are able to get full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we are committed to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.
If you have been injured in a car accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at (816) 298-8708 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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