Washington, MO (December 28, 2021) – An auto accident reported in the Washington area ended in injuries. At around 3:40 p.m., on December 27, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a crash on Missouri Route 185.
Reports from authorities show that a 2003 GMC Sierra was traveling in the area of Missouri State Route 185 and Acorn Road when it failed to yield the right of way to a 1999 Dodge Stratus. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
The driver of the Dodge, 25-year-old Joshua Barnett, was injured in the accident. He was transported to Washington County Memorial Hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Joshua Barnett at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
According to reports provided by the Missouri State Department of Public Safety, more than 55,000 people are injured in auto accidents throughout our state each year. Although many accidents resolve with only minor injuries, thousands of people are hospitalized with life-threatening injuries that require emergency and ongoing care.
People who are injured in accidents often deal with an array of challenges moving forward. Not only 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.
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, those harmed are able to pursue legal actions to obtain compensation to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. Working with a knowledgeable and aggressive car accident attorney in the Washington area after your accident can greatly improve your chances of recovering.
Washington Personal Injury Lawyers
The Washington 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. 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.
Our team puts together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to ensure we are in the best position possible to negotiate full and fair compensation that helps them cover the financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. If you have been injured in a car accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri as soon as possible. By calling 1 (816) 683-3278 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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