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Wardell, MO – Six Injured in Car Crash on I-55 near MM 26

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Wardell, MO (December 26, 2021) – Several people were transported to area hospitals with injuries following an accident in Pemiscot County. At around 2 a.m., on December 26, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 55.

Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2009 Ford Crown Victoria collided with a 1994 Ford Ranger on the southbound side of Interstate 55 in the area near mile marker 26.

The impact of the crash caused the Ford to collide with a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban. All three vehicles were left with moderate damage.

A total of six people involved in the crash were injured. EMS transported 34-year-old Keith Spriggs, an 8-year-old female, and a 7-year-old female to Pemiscot Memorial Hospital for care.

48-year-old Jennifer Evans was transported by ambulance to Missouri Delta Hospital in Sikeston. Two other victims, 69-year-old Maria Carmona and 74-year-old Isaac Razo were transported to St Francis Hospital.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Keith Spriggs, Jennifer Evans, Maria Carmona, Isaac Razo, and the two children who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Crashes in the state of Missouri leave over 55,000 people injured every year. In many instances, victims are left with severe injuries that drastically limit their abilities and require immediate and long-term care. Dealing with painful injuries is only made worse by the financial consequences that impact both victims and their families.

Following collisions, victims often face towering medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repair expenses. These and other financial burdens weigh down the mental and emotional health of victims who are simply trying to recover from painful injuries. Thankfully, there are instances where victims are able to recover compensation following their accidents.

When victims are hurt in accidents, due to the negligence of other motorists, they often have legal options available to help them recover. A trusted car accident lawyer in Wardell can help fight to ensure you are able to get justice after being harmed. A skilled legal team can review your accident, identify liable parties, and help you recover.

Wardell Personal Injury Lawyers

Our team of Wardell personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has decades of combined experience helping injured victims get the justice they deserve following their accidents. Not only should victims recover full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we strive to help each of our clients gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face. Our team provides an array of services to victims to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice.

If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must seek legal guidance as soon as possible. If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, 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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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.