Montgomery, MO (December 20, 2021) – An automobile accident reported in Montgomery County ended in injuries. At around 5:10 p.m., on December 17, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was requested on-site at a crash on Interstate 70.
Reports from local authorities show that a 2011 Toyota Corolla was traveling on the eastbound side of Interstate 70 when it attempted to change lanes near mile marker 185. The driver then lost control of the vehicle and struck a 2021 BMW X7.
Two people in the BMW were injured. EMS transported 64-year-old Karen Range and 65-year-old Mark Range to St Joseph Hospital Lake St Louis for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Karen Range and Mark Range 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 traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and even spinal cord injuries in traffic-related incidents. These crashes often force innocent people into area hospitals where they have to undergo emergency 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.
Victims may be able to recover compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Montgomery can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
Montgomery Personal Injury Lawyers
The Montgomery 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.
Not only is it crucial that victims 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 in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face. If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle 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 the legal options available to help you recover.
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