Johnson Co, MO (June 18, 2021) – An elderly couple was injured on Thursday, June 17th during a collision with another vehicle in Johnson County.
Sources show that the accident occurred at about 9:50 p.m. in the westbound lanes of US-50 near the intersection of State Highway D in Syracuse when a 2020 Hyundai Elantra attempting to cross US-50 going southbound was struck in the driver’s side by a westbound 2010 Buick Enclave.
The driver of the Elantra, a 79-year-old male from Warsaw sustained moderate injuries during the impact.
His passenger, a 74-year-old female, also from Warsaw, received injuries classified as non-critical.
Both victims were taken by ambulance to Western Missouri Medical Center.
No information was given 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.
Auto Accidents in Johnson County
Over 48,000 car crash victims across the state experienced some degree of injury in 2018. Automobile collision data monitored by the State Highway Patrol highlights the fact that roughly 800 people died during Missouri road accidents during that same year. These figures indicate that around 131 victims are injured and two more are killed daily in car crashes in Missouri.
The most commonly broken driving law, according to the same crash data, is the use of a cell phone or other electronic device by the driver. Just over 14% of all automobile crashes within the state stem from a driver whose attention was misdirected.
When victims are harmed in auto accidents brought on by another driver’s negligence, Missouri allows them to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver for the economic recovery of their crash-related damages. Victims should meet with a car accident attorney in Missouri who has decades of experience dealing with the ins and outs of personal injury laws.
The Kansas City personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. always ensure that a victim’s rights are protected after they are injured by negligent, malicious, or careless acts.
We take helping our clients and recouping their losses very seriously. Reach out to our personal injury attorneys in Missouri by calling 816-888-8888 to schedule an appointment with our team of knowledgeable attorneys as soon as possible to see how we can mitigate the damages caused by your accident.
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