Orrick, MO - Two-Vehicle Collision on MO-210
Orrick, MO (October 09, 2020) - A traffic accident that occurred in the Kansas City area caused injuries to a 4-year-old boy on Friday, October 9th.
According to preliminary reports, officers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were called to the site of the accident, which took place at about 2:10 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of MO-210 at the intersection for South Union Road.
Police stated that a 1997 Chevrolet collided with the rear-end of another vehicle as it turned into the entrance of a field with enough force to total the Chevrolet and injure a 4-year-old passenger.
Reports indicate that Ray County Emergency Medical Services was also at the crash site and transported the injured victim to Ray County Memorial Hospital. His injuries were classified as non-life-threatening.
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
Data pertaining to car accidents recorded by the Missouri Department of Transportation shows that, in 2016, almost 18,500 victims sustained injuries and roughly 430 more victims died in car accidents. The top three types of vehicle collisions that year were single-car accidents, accidents involving deer, and colliding with a fixed object, such as a fence or a utility pole.
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.
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