Hale, MO (December 5, 2021) – One man was left with serious injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Livingston County on Friday afternoon. Just before 2 p.m., on December 3, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on County Road 387.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2005 Jeep Liberty was traveling south on County Road 357 when it collided with a westbound Kershaw Ballast Regulator. Just three miles northeast of Hale.
The driver of the Jeep, 65-year-old Robert Sykes, sustained serious injuries in the accident. He was transported to Hedrick Regional Medical Center for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Robert Sykes at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
We see tens of thousands of people injured in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Missouri due to the negligence of other drivers. In many cases, victims are left with painful injuries from accidents caused by the actions of others. In fact, over 80% of collisions involve some form of negligence.
In Missouri, some of the leading causes of crashes include:
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who are speeding
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Drivers who are distracted by phones and other objects
These and other acts of negligence often lead to life-altering crashes that force victims out of work for several weeks. In some instances, victims may have legal options available to help them move forward. Following your accident, you can benefit greatly by reaching out to a Hale car accident lawyer as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens you face.
Hale Personal Injury Lawyers
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C., are dedicated to helping each client we work with recover after being hurt in motor vehicle accidents through no fault of their own. Our Hale personal injury attorneys strive to help injured victims get the justice and compensation they deserve after being injured in crashes caused by drivers who are drunk, distracted, or engaging in reckless actions.
Our lawyers understand the mental and emotional impacts that injured parties face after following their accidents. Our team does not feel it is right to force victims to spend their own money on costs they face due to the negligence of another person.
Not only is it crucial that people harmed in crashes 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 that provides beneficial in combating the difficulties and challenges that they face. 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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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.