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Blue Springs, MO – Karen Angeles Injured in Car Accident on US-40

Sep 14, 2020

Blue Springs, MO (September 14, 2020) – An auto accident reported in the Jackson County left one woman injured on Monday afternoon. Just after 2 p.m., on September 14, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a collision on US Highway 40.

Reports provided by the MSHP show that 22-year-old Danielle Murray was driving a 2017 Hyundai Sonata on US Highway 40 when her vehicle collided with a 2000 Mitsubishi Outlander, which was driven by 68-year-old Karen Angeles, near the intersection with Woods Chapel West Junction. MSHP found that Murray failed to obey the traffic light at the intersection, causing the collision.

The crash caused severe damages to both vehicles. The Hyundai was determined to have severe damages while the Mitsubishi was totaled.

Karen Angeles sustained serious injuries in the accident. She was treated at the scene and transported to St. Luke’s East for treatment. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Karen Angeles at this time.

Car Accidents in Missouri

undefinedAccording to reports provided by the Missouri State Department of Public Safety, more than 55,000 people are injured in auto accidents throughout our state each year. Although many accidents resolve with only minor injuries, thousands of people are hospitalized with life-threatening injuries that require emergency and ongoing care.

People who are injured in accidents often deal with an array of challenges moving forward. Not only do are most victims left to deal with pain and suffering, but the financial consequences of accidents can be crippling for both victims and their families. People involved in collisions are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment and vehicle repairs while going without wages from work. Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous victims are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after. 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 to 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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