Jackson, MO (December 17, 2021) – One woman sustained injuries as a result of a traffic-related incident in the Jackson area. At around 7:45 a.m., on December 16, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Route 291.
Reports from MSHP show that a 2017 Jeep was waiting for traffic to clear on the westbound side of Route 210. For unknown reasons, a 2006 Mercedes came up from behind and crashed into the rear of the Jeep on the ramp to Missouri State Highway 210.
The driver of the Jeep, 56-year-old Janet Sutton, sustained injuries in the accident.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Janet Sutton at this time. We hope for her 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. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
Regrettably, most people involved in accidents will have their mental and physical health and wellbeing negatively affected. The financial consequences they face will only make the process of moving forward more challenging.
When negligence plays a role in an accident, those harmed may have legal options available to help them recover compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. Some of the most common damages victims are able to recover include compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Medical costs (both immediate and long-term)
- Vehicle repairs
- Pain and suffering
Victims who work with seasoned car accident attorneys in Jackson are in the best position possible to get the justice they deserve.
Jackson Personal Injury Lawyers
Our team of Jackson personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has decades of combined experience helping injured victims get the justice they deserve following their accidents. Our lawyers are committed to providing each client we represent the most aggressive and competent legal guidance to ensure they are able to get justice. Our lawyers put together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to sure we are in the best position possible to help victims recover the compensation they need to cover various financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident.
If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri as soon as possible. By calling 1 (816) 683-3278 you can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience with our team to explore legal options available to help you recover.
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