Springfield, MO (December 13, 2021) – A motor vehicle collision reported in Greene County left one man injured, according to local authorities. At around 9:33 p.m., on December 11, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a traffic-related incident on US Highway 65.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2019 Ford Fiesta was stopped on US Highway 65 just six miles north of Springfield. For unknown reasons, a 2020 Chevrolet Traverse traveling down the roadway crashed into the Ford.
The driver of the Ford, 54-year-old Chester Remington, sustained moderate injuries as a result of the accident.
Remington was transported to Mercy Hospital by ambulance for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Chester Remington at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, motor vehicle accidents impact the lives of tens of thousands of people in Missouri. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment. The unfortunate truth is that motor vehicle accidents impact more than just the mental and physical health and wellbeing of victims. Not only are accidents overwhelmingly painful, but they can be financially draining as well.
The chances of suffering catastrophic injuries are greatly increased in accidents involving speeding vehicles, motorcycles, pedestrians, and semi-trucks. However, it is important to understand that various factors come into play when it comes to determining the severity of an injury a victim is likely to sustain.
Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous victims are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after. When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. When victims are injured in accidents as a result of other drivers, it is important that they seek the legal guidance of a Springfield car accident attorney as soon as possible.
Springfield Personal Injury Lawyers
The Springfield 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. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult.
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. 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. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims.
Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to meet with our team of knowledgeable attorneys at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you recover from your accident and move forward.
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