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Nevada, MO – One Hospitalized Following Crash on I-49

Categorized as Auto Accidents

Nevada, MO (January 03, 2021) – One person is in the hospital following a collision between two vehicles on Interstate 49 Saturday, January 2nd.

Reports show that at about 7:15 p.m. a disabled 2013 Toyota Corolla was rear-ended by a 2009 Cadillac SRX.

The impact caused serious injuries to the 24-year-old Kansas City male who was driving the Corolla. He was transported via ambulance to St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City.

No report has been made on the condition of the other driver.

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

Car Accidents in Nevada

Annually, in the United States, millions of victims receive car accident-related injuries, and several thousand more are killed. In Missouri, in 2008, 143,826 motor vehicle collisions took place costing a total of 1,326 victim lives.

In Missouri, as well as across the country, an overwhelming percentage of car crashes are the result of distracted drivers. Roughly 14% of all car accidents statewide are caused by a driver whose focus is off of the road.

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.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.