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Lafayette Co, MO – Two Seriously Injured in Head-On Collision on Old US-40

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Lafayette Co, MO (March 04, 2021) – A head-on collision that left two people seriously injured took place on Old US-40 on Thursday, March 4th.

Sources show that the crash occurred at about 7:30 a.m. along Old US-40 just east of the on-ramp for Interstate 70 in Lafayette County when a westbound 2020 Chevrolet Impala driven by a 50-year-old female from Centerview, failed to maintain its lane.

The Impala veered across the centerline, a collided head-first with a 2012 Honda Civic being driven by a 32-year-old male from Buckner.

Both drivers sustained serious injuries during the collision and were transported by SNI Valley EMS to Centerpoint Medical Center.

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

Serious Accidents in Lafayette County

Next to drivers, passengers sitting in the front seat of a vehicle have the highest rate of fatalities of any vehicle occupant. Between 2009 and 2011, in Missouri, the second-largest rate, about 21%, of all crash-related deaths were passengers seated in the front of the vehicle. Drivers had the largest fatality rate at 68%.

At Peterson & Associates, P.C., we take an aggressive approach to 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 1 (816) 683-3278 to see how our team can help you.

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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.