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Buffalo, MO – One Injured in Auto Accident on US-65 near MO-73

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Buffalo, MO (December 6, 2021) – Authorities in Dallas County were called to the site of a crash in the Buffalo area that sent one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 12:20 p.m., on December 5, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on US Highway 65.

Reports from authorities indicate that a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu and a 2004 Lexus R-33 collided on US Highway 65 near Missouri State Highway 73 during the afternoon hours. The crash left both vehicles with moderate damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.

The driver of the Lexus, 42-year-old James Elswick, sustained injuries in the crash. He was transported to Citizens Memorial Healthcare – Bolivar for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with James Elswick at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Every year, tens of thousands of people in Missouri are left with injuries following motor vehicle accidents. There are many cases where injured victims are harmed in accidents caused by drivers who speed, are impaired, or otherwise engage in negligent actions while operating their vehicles.

These and other acts of negligence often lead to life-altering crashes that force victims out of work for several weeks. When people suffer spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and even traumatic brain injuries, they often require long-term care as well. In many instances, victims are left with severe injuries that drastically limit their abilities. Dealing with painful injuries is only made worse by the financial consequences that impact both victims and their families.

When victims are harmed in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them recover. Seeking the guidance of a skilled Buffalo car accident attorney can make a major difference in your ability to get justice following your accident. Our team will fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights and get you the compensation you need.

Buffalo Personal Injury Lawyers

Our skilled and fearless personal injury attorneys in Buffalo are dedicated to helping our clients maximize their recoveries after being hurt in car crashes caused by negligent drivers. We at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping injured victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our team will fight on your behalf to ensure you are able to maximize your recoveries. We will fight aggressively to help you get compensation for various damages, including:

  • Lost wages
  • Lost earnings and benefits
  • Medical expenses
  • Long-term care costs
  • Vehicle repairs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • And more

Our team is fully committed to helping accident victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. If you have been hurt in a car accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at 1 (816) 683-3278 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.