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Morley, MO – Crash on US-61 near County Rd 430 Leaves One Injured

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Morley, MO (December 3, 2021) – One woman was hospitalized with moderate injuries following a motor vehicle collision in Scott County on Thursday afternoon. Just after 2:20 p.m., on December 2, calls for assistance came in surrounding a crash on US Highway 61.

Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper J J Schuenemeyer show that a 2008 Dodge Ram pickup truck rear-ended a 2005 Chevrolet Impala on US Highway 61 at the intersection of County Road 430.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 37-year-old Chastity Tragsser, was injured in the accident. Tragsser was transported by North Scott County EMS to St Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau for care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Chastity Tragsster at this time. We hope for her full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Each year, automobile accidents in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured. In many cases, victims are harmed in crashes due to the negligence of others. 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. Regrettably, many victims never recover from their injuries and are left permanently disabled and out of work. When victims are injured in accidents as a result of other drivers, it is important that they seek the legal guidance of a Morley car accident attorney as soon as possible.

Morley Personal Injury Lawyers

Our Morley personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. understand the mental and emotional challenges victims face after being harmed. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult.

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. Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and effort on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. If you have been hurt in a car accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at 1 (816) 683-3278 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.

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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.