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Harrisonville, MO – Two Hospitalized Following Crash Near 175th St

Categorized as Auto Accidents

Harrisonville, MO (October 13, 2020) – A car accident that put two people in the hospital took place near 175th on Monday, October 12th.

As reported by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 2:00 p.m. when a 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche pulled into the path of an oncoming 2018 Nissan Titan causing the two vehicles to collide.

The 26-year-old driver of the Avalanch suffered minor injuries and was transported via ambulance to Lees Summit Medical Center. The 29-year-old driver of the Titan passenger sustained injuries that were classified as critical and was transported to the same medical facility.

This accident remains 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.

Car Accidents in Harrisonville

Driving while distracted is an issue that has grown so much it is now been the number one cause of car accidents, stealing the title from drunk driving, for almost a decade. This is mainly because of ubiquitous cellphone use and vehicular onboard navigation systems. Speeding has wavered back and forth between the number one and two causes for that same amount of time, readily filling in any gaps left by the other two.

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.