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Longwood Township, MO - One Hospitalized After Crash on US-65

Oct 27, 2020

Longwood Township, MO (October 26, 2020) - A car accident that took place along US-65 in Longwood Township left one person with injuries on Monday, October 26th.

Incident reports show that the accident took place at about 7:05 a.m. on US-65 near the Shannon Road intersection when a white Freightliner truck rear-ended a red Volkswagen Jetta, causing the Jetta to skid off of the roadway and collide with an embankment.

The driver of the Jetta, a 50-year-old man from Rocheport was transported by Pettis County Ambulance to a local medical facility. His injuries were classified as non-life-threatening.

The driver of the Freightliner, a 66-year-old man from Blue Springs, was unharmed during the collision.

This accident is 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.

Car Accidents in Longwood Township


The three most common types of vehicle collisions that occurred in Missouri during 2018 were collisions with stationary objects such as parked cars and utility poles, single-car collisions, and collisions where a wild animal was to blame. Statistics maintained by the Missouri Department of Transportation show that, in that same year, approximately 18,500 accident victims suffered injuries, and around 430 were killed in vehicle collisions in Missouri.

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.

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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