Poplar Bluff, MO (December 10, 2021) – An auto accident reported in the Poplar Bluff area resulted in injuries. At around 6:40 a.m., on December 9, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an accident on Highway 142.
Reports from authorities show that a rear-end collision involving a 2016 Ford F-350 and a 2010 Ford F-150 took place on Highway 142 just two miles south of Poplar Bluff.
The crash ended in injuries. The victims, 29-year-old Zachary Wheeler of Alton, Missouri, and 38-year-old Derek Bunyard of Fairdealings, Missouri, were both transported to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Zachary Wheeler and Derek Bunyard at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, tens of thousands of people in Missouri are left with injuries following motor vehicle accidents. These accidents are often unpredictable. However, the consequences can have a negative impact on the mental, physical, and financial well-being of those involved.
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. Many people who suffer severe injuries are forced out of work indefinitely. As if dealing with the painful injuries was not enough, victims and their families are often forced to deal with stacking medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repairs.
When victims are harmed in crashes, due to the negligence of other motorists, they often have legal options available to help them recover. Reaching out to a skilled Poplar Bluff car accident attorney can make a major difference in your ability to get justice following your accident. Our team will fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights and get you the compensation you need.
Poplar Bluff Personal Injury Lawyers
We at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping injured parties get the justice they deserve after being harmed in preventable motor vehicle collisions. Our skilled and fearless personal injury attorneys in Poplar Bluff understand the devastating mental and physical consequences that crash victims face, which motivates us to fight assertively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident.
Our team does not feel it is right to force victims to spend their own money on costs they face due to the negligence of another person. Over the years, we have fought aggressively to help injured clients maximize their recoveries. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle collision, 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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