Ellington, MO (December 18, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Reynolds County ended in injuries. At around 6:25 p.m., on December 16, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Highway 21.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2011 GMC Sierra and a 1998 Mitsubishi Montero were involved in a collision on Highway 21 just two miles south of Ellington. The impact of the crash caused the GMC to overturn and strike a guardrail.
Three people involved in the accident were injured. The victims were identified as 20-year-old Dalton Buckner, 33-year-old Carl Lodge, and 60-year-old John Cook.
At this time, investigations surrounding the cause of the crash are underway.
Our thoughts are with Dalton Buckner, Carl Lodge, and John Cook at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, tens of thousands of people in Missouri are left with injuries following motor vehicle accidents. These accidents are often unpredictable. However, the consequences can have a negative impact on the mental, physical, and financial well-being of those involved. Drivers who engage in negligent actions leave countless innocent parties with broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and other injuries that demand both immediate and long-term medical care.
Although no two accidents are alike, we see many similarities when it comes to the consequences they have. In many cases, victims are left with painful injuries that require both immediate and long-term care.
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 Ellington 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.
Ellington Personal Injury Lawyers
Our team of Ellington personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has decades of experience helping victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions and recover. Over the years, we have fought aggressively to help injured clients maximize their recoveries. We have a proven track record of success that is evident in our history of helping clients collect over $500 million, collectively, for their personal injury claims.
Our legal team works to help injured parties understand their legal rights after being harmed in accidents. We strive to guide injured victims toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for the damages they face after being hurt in a crash.
If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident and would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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