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Jackson Co, MO – Driver Injured in Two-Car Crash on I-470

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Jackson Co, MO (February 18, 2021) – A collision between two vehicles in the eastbound lanes of I-470 caused injuries to one person on Wednesday, February 17th.

Reports show that at about 8:55 p.m., a 2018 Hyundai Elantra crashed into the back end of a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The force of the impact pushed the Buick off the roadway and sent it crashing into a concrete barrier.

The driver of the Buick, a 31-year-old female from Kansas City, was transported by Lee Summit Fire to Kansas City VA Medical Center.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Injury Accidents in Jackson County

Following drivers, the front seat passengers of any car or truck have the highest chance of enduring a deadly or critical injury after a traffic accident. From 2009 to 2011, in Missouri, car and truck drivers were shown to have the highest rate of fatalities, comprising almost 70% of all vehicular deaths within the state. Passengers who occupied the front seat had the second-highest rate of fatalities at around 21%.

At Peterson & Associates, P.C., we take an aggressive approach at helping our clients recover after being injured in accidents. Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys strive to help accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve after being harmed in preventable accidents.

Our Kansas City, Missouri personal injury attorneys understand the mental and emotional challenges victims face after being harmed. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and efforts 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.

We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our Kansas City accident attorneys by calling 816-888-8888 to see how our team can help you.

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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.