Oak Grove, MO (December 13, 2021) – An auto accident reported in Jackson County left one teen injured. At around 12:30 a.m., on December 12, emergency crews were notified that an auto accident took place on Interstate 70 that required assistance.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol indicate that a collision between a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier and a 2019 Nissan Sentra occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 70 in the area near mile marker 25.8.
The driver of the Chevrolet, 19-year-old Keona Wright, sustained injuries in the accident. Wright was transported to Truman Medical Center for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Keona Wright at this time. We hope for her 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.
People who are injured in accidents often deal with an array of challenges moving forward. Not only do are most victims left to deal with pain and suffering, but the financial consequences of accidents can be crippling for both victims and their families. People involved in collisions are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment and vehicle repairs while going without wages from work.
When victims are harmed in accidents as a result of other motorists, our state allows them to file legal claims against wrongdoers to recover compensation for the financial burdens they endure. Some of the most common damages victims are able to recover include compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Medical costs (both immediate and long-term)
- Vehicle repairs
- Pain and suffering
Victims can benefit immensely by consulting with a car accident attorney in Oak Grove who is well-versed in personal injury laws in our state.
Oak Grove Personal Injury Lawyers
At Peterson & Associates, P.C., we take an aggressive approach at helping our clients recover after being injured in accidents. Our Oak Grove personal injury attorneys strive to help accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve after being harmed in preventable accidents.
Our team is fully dedicated to spending significant time and effort on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. 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
With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 1 (816) 683-3278 to see how our team 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.