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La Grange, MO – Three Injured in Car Crash on US-61

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La Grange, MO (December 9, 2021) – Three people were left with injuries following an auto accident in Lewis County on Tuesday evening. At around 6:25 p.m., on December 7, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on US Highway 61.

Reports from MSHP show that a 2015 Mazda Six and a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer were involved in a crash on US Highway 61 just three miles south of La Grange.

Three people involved in the crash were injured. One victim, 47-year-old Ronna Boyer, was treated for her injuries at the scene. EMS transported 68-year-old Beverly Smith and 77-year-old Bobby Smith to Blessing Hospital for care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Ronna Boyer, Beverly Smith, and Bobby Smith at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

No one is able to completely prepare for the aftermath of a traffic-related incident. You cannot predict the overall impact painful injuries, financial burdens, and other negative consequences are going to have on your life.

Although most motorists are careful and are considerate of other motorists sharing the road, we see many accidents take place due to driver error. 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

Regrettably, most people involved in accidents will have their mental and physical health and wellbeing impacted. The financial consequences they face will only make the process of moving forward more challenging.

Seeking the guidance of a qualified car accident lawyer in La Grange can make a world of difference when it comes to your ability to get justice. A skilled legal team can fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights as you focus on recovering from your injuries.

La Grange Personal Injury Lawyers

Our La Grange personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C., are committed to helping our clients recover after being hurt in motor vehicle crashes through no fault of their own. Our team works to educate each client we work with on their legal rights. 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.

We strive to help victims by utilizing proven strategies to ensure they are able to collect the maximum amount of compensation available for medical costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more.

Over the years, we have fought aggressively to help injured clients maximize their recoveries. We fight to help each person we work with recover in the best way imaginable from their crashes. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to meet with our team of responsive attorneys at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you recover from your accident and move forward.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.