Warsaw, MO (March 3, 2021) – On Wednesday morning, March 3, a collision between two vehicles took place in Benton County and left one victim injured.
Reports show that the wreck occurred around 11:30 a.m. At that time, a Ford pickup truck driven by a 51-year-old man crossed the centerline of westbound Route Z at Bent Tree Drive and collided with a Dodge sedan driven by a 74-year-old woman.
The woman sustained moderate injuries, according to officers at the scene, and was transported by paramedics to Golden Valley Hospital.
The events leading up to the wreck are unknown, though police say the accident is under investigation. No charges or citations have been filed at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family. We hope for her full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Benton County
As shown by accident data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 36,000 victims were killed in car crashes throughout the country. This total implies a decrease of 2% in the state’s collision-related deaths since 2018, which saw over 36,800 victim fatalities. This little but important reduction in crash fatalities is the third decrease in as many years.
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 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 1 (816) 683-3278 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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