Jamesport, MO (May 28, 2021) – Two people are in the hospital after their car was broadsided by a tractor-trailer on Thursday, May 27th in Daviess County.
Reports show that the accident occurred at about 3:15 p.m. on State Highway 6 at the intersection of Route MM in Jamesport when a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe making a lefthand turn was t-boned by a tractor-trailer.
The driver of the Tahoe, a 50-year-old female, and her passenger, a 15-year-old female, both residents of Jamesport, were transported by Daviess County Ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Tractor-Trailer Injury Accidents in Jamesport
Vehicle crash data that is monitored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that, in 2018, nearly 5,000 people were killed in collisions with tractor-trailers. In other words, around 5,000 families endured the loss of someone they loved. Out of all tractor-trailer accident fatalities in 2018, only 18% of them were occupants of the tractor-trailer and 82% were from the other vehicle involved in the collision.
When victims are injured in accidents brought on by another driver’s carelessness, Missouri enables them to file a personal injury suit against the at-fault driver for financial compensation. Victims should speak with a car accident attorney in Missouri who has decades of experience dealing with personal injury laws.
The Kansas City personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. always ensure that a victim’s rights are defended after they are injured by a careless, negligent, or malicious.
We are committed to helping our clients regain their losses. Speak with our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to meet with our team of knowledgeable attorneys right away to see how we can help you recover from your accident.
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