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Union Township, MO - Three Hospitalized After Head-On Crash on Hwy Y

Jan 11, 2021

Union Township, MO (January 11, 2021) - A vehicle being driven by a 16-year-old from Missouri collided head-on with a car carrying a family from Kansas on the afternoon of Sunday, January 10th in Union Township.

Incident reports show that the collision took place at the intersection of State Highway Y and East 233rd Street at about 3:20 p.m. when, for reasons that have yet to be determined, a 1998 Toyota Camry crossed over the median and struck a 2008 Toyota Corolla head-on.

The driver of the Corolla, a 57-year-old male, and one of his passengers, a 55-year-old female, both residents of La Cygne, KS., were transported via different ambulance companies to Research Medical Center. Their injuries were considered non-life-threatening.

Another passenger in the Corolla, a 19-year-old male, also from La Cygne, suffered moderate injuries during the crash. He was also transported to Research Medical Center for emergency treatment.

The Camry’s driver, a 16-year-old male from Cleveland, refused medical treatment at the scene.

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

Head-On Collisions in Union Township


A head-on crash between two vehicles is one of the most brutal and destructive forms of automobile accidents. They typically leave their victims suffering serious injuries and can even have fatal consequences. A head-on collision is often the result of a driver losing control of their vehicle, most commonly because of intoxication, high speeds, or inattention.

If you have been involved in a head-on crash and are thinking about filing a personal injury claim, it is in your best interest to hire legal representation that is able to firmly grasp the physics involved in your accident as well as the legal intricacies of your particular case.

When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Missouri can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.

Our team at Peterson & Associates P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you in the aftermath of a car accident. Our personal injury attorneys in Kansas City strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without the worry. Not only is it crucial that victims are able to get full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we are committed to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.

If you have been injured in a car accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at (816) 298-8708 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we 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.

Categories: Auto Accidents

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