Butterfield, MO (December 19, 2021) – Several people were transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for the treatment of injuries following a crash on Friday evening, December 17. At around 4:20 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Missouri State Route 37.
Reports from authorities show that a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox failed to yield the right of way to a 2006 Dodge Caravan. As a result, the vehicles collided in a T-bone manner on Missouri State Route 37.
Three people involved in the crash sustained serious injuries. The victims, 32-year-old Amanda Gammil, 50-year-old Hilda Gomez, and 51-year-old Lauren Caha-Fiedler, were all transported via EMS to Cox South Hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Amanda Gammil, Hilda Gomez, and Lauren Caha-Fiedler at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of motorists are involved in collisions throughout the state of Missouri each year. Although not all accidents end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents do force victims into area hospitals. 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.
Some of the most common factors contributing to auto accidents in our state include:
- Driving while impaired
- Driving while distracted
- Failing to yield the right of way to others
When victims are harmed in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them move forward. In cases where people sustain injuries in crashes, due to the negligence of other motorists, they are often able to recover financial compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and various other damages. Working with a trusted and competent car accident lawyer in Butterfield can help to ensure you are able to get the maximum amount of compensation available to you.
Butterfield Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Butterfield personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C., 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 effort 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. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Our team is available to help you move forward in the best way possible.
We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 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.