Jefferson, MO (December 28, 2021) – A traffic-related incident reported on Monday afternoon in Jefferson County left two women injured, according to local law enforcement. At around 2:35 p.m., on December 27, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on High Ridge Boulevard.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2017 Ford Explorer turned left at the intersection of High Ridge Boulevard and Burian Lane when it collided with a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
Two people in the Chevrolet were injured. The victims, identified as 59-year-old Dana Curtis and 59-year-old Sandi Lorenz, were both transported to an area hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Dana Curtis and Sandi Lorenz at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Reports provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that the state of Missouri ranks 19th out of all 50 states for the likelihood of people being involved in fatal collisions. Between 2012 and 2014, more than 2,300 people lost their lives in accidents throughout the state. More than 55,000 more are left with life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
There are thousands of people who sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and even spinal cord injuries from their accidents. These collisions often force innocent victims into area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment. Many victims require hospitalization and have to spend weeks or even months off work as they go through therapy and transition back into their normal routine.
When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Jefferson can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
Jefferson Personal Injury Lawyers
Our team of Jefferson personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has extensive experience helping accident victims recover from their accidents. Our team provides an array of services to victims to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice. Some of the ways we help our clients include:
- Investigating their accident
- Gathering evidence for them
- Obtaining medical reports, vehicle repair statements, and police reports
- Negotiating compensation with the insurance companies of at-fault parties
- Providing responsive representation in court
If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must seek legal guidance as soon as possible. We have helped thousands of victims recover over $500 million, collectively, for their personal injury cases and we are dedicated to helping you maximize your recoveries after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to meet with our team of knowledgeable attorneys at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you recover from your accident and move forward.
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