Cass Co, MO (July 04, 2021) – Two people are in Research Hospital after a single-vehicle crash left them both with injuries on Sunday, July 4th in Cass County.
The accident took place at about 10:50 p.m. at the intersection of 171st Street and State Highway 291 in Big Creek Township when a 31-year-old female from Independence driving a 2005 Chevrolet swerved to avoid hitting an animal in the roadway. The vehicle left the righthand side of the roadway, causing the driver to overcorrect, veer across the highway, a run off the other side of the road where it struck a ditch and overturned.
The driver and her passenger, a 50-year-old male also from Independence, sustained minor and moderate injuries respectively. They were transported by South Metro Emergency Medical Services to Research Hospital for treatment.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Cass County
Every year, across the United States, millions of victims are injured during car accidents while several thousand more are killed. In Missouri, in 2008, there were 143,826 motor vehicle accidents in which more than 1,300 victims lost their lives.
The five types of car accidents that take place in Kansas City and most often leave their victims nursing serious injuries are run-off accidents wherein the vehicle leaves the roadway, intersection accidents, accidents caused by unlicensed drivers, accidents involving sudden turns, and accidents where poor road conditions and inclement weather were a primary factor.
When people are hurt in motor vehicle accidents due to the actions of other drivers, Missouri allows them to file a legal claim against the liable party to obtain compensation for the financial losses their injuries cost them. Victims who consult with a Missouri car accident attorney who is proficient in personal injury laws will have a distinct advantage over those who do not.
If you have been hurt in an accident due to someone else’s actions, it is important that you speak with our team as soon as possible so we can go over all legal recourses available to you.
The attorneys at www.PetersonLawFirm.com are committed to helping their clients fully recover in the easiest way possible after their accidents. Contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys by calling 816-888-8888 and scheduling an appointment to have your case reviewed.
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