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Lincoln, MO – Nicholas Rotunda & Michael Axton Injured in Route U Crash near US-61

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Lincoln, MO (December 19, 2021) – At around 8:10 p.m., on December 17, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was requested on-site at a traffic-related incident on Route U.

Reports provided by Trooper D. M. Bochucisnki show that a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling north on the ramp from northbound US Highway 61. As the vehicle attempted to make a left turn onto Route U, it collided with an eastbound 2013 Chevrolet Silverado.

Two people involved in the crash were injured. EMS transported 22-year-ol Nicholas Rotunda to SSM Health St Joseph Hospital Lake St Louis for care. A second ambulance transported 32-year-old Michael Axton to Mercy Hospital in St Louis for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Nicholas Rotunda and Michael Axton at this time. We hope for their 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.

Not being able to work while being overwhelmed with tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills not only impacts victims but their families as well. It does not seem right that victims who are injured in accidents as a result of the actions of others are forced to spend substantial amounts of money on treatment.

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 Lincoln can help to explain your legal rights as a victim to an accident.

Lincoln Personal Injury Lawyers

The Lincoln personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help victims protect their legal rights after being harmed in collisions caused by reckless, negligent, and careless drivers. Our team works to educate victims on their legal rights and help guide them toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for medical costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. Our team puts together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to ensure we are in the best position possible to negotiate full and fair compensation that helps them cover the financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. If you have been injured in a car accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri as soon as possible. By calling 816-888-8888 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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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.