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Southwest City, MO – Teen Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on MO-43

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Southwest City, MO (December 25, 2021) – One person was transported to an area hospital with injuries following a crash in McDonald County. At around 10:30 a.m., on December 24, calls for assistance came in surrounding a crash on Missouri State Route 43.

Reports from authorities show that a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling on Missouri State Route 43 when it crashed into the rear of a 2021 Subaru Legacy just one mile north of Southwest City.

The driver of the Subaru, a 16-year-old female from Rogers, Arkansas, was injured in the crash. She was transported to Grove Hospital in Oklahoma for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for her full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Reports provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demonstrate that Missouri ranks 19th out of all 50 states for the likelihood of victims being involved in fatal crashes. Between 2012 and 2014, more than 2,300 people lost their lives in crashes throughout the state. More than 55,000 more are left with life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Some of the most common factors contributing to auto accidents in our state include:

  • Speeding
  • Driving while impaired
  • Driving while distracted
  • Failing to yield the right of way to others

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 Southwest City car accident attorney as soon as possible.

Southwest City Personal Injury Lawyers

Our team of Southwest City personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping accident victims recover from their accidents. 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. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims.

Our lawyers put together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to sure we are in the best position possible to help victims recover the compensation they need to cover various financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. 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.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.