Lafayette Co, MO - Driver Seriously Injured in Crash on Hwy D
Lafayette Co, MO (January 12, 2021) - An accident involving two vehicles took place along Highway D in Lafayette County on Monday, January 11th.
Police reports show that the collision occurred at about 7:50 a.m. on Highway D, near State Highway 24, when a 2019 GMC Sierra and a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am collided with one another in the southbound lanes of the highway.
The driver of the Pontiac, a 57-year-old female from Independence, suffered serious injuries during the impact. She was airlifted by LifeFlight to Research Hospital for emergency medical treatment.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Lafayette County
Of the estimated 3 million annual car crash victims who endure various degrees of injuries, close to 50% will have to deal with injuries that are severe enough to result in lifelong disability, like paralysis or other neurological problems, or reduce their capacity to perform basic life functions. In 2014, a report from Missouri Traffic Crash Statistics stated that Missouri witnessed close to 800 car accident-related deaths and an additional 48,000 crash victims with some degree of notable injury.
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