Cole, MO (November 27, 2021) – Three people were left with injuries following a motor vehicle accident in Cole County on Thursday evening, November 25. At around 7:35 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Route B.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a collision between a 2018 Dodge Ram and a 2002 Ford Taurus occurred on Route B near Asbury Way during the evening hours.
Three people inside the Ford were injured. A 1-year-old female and 42-year-old Ashlee Stone, were both transported to University Hospital in Columbia via ambulance for care. A third victim, Alex Bax, was airlifted to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Ashlee Stone, Alex Bax, and the child injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, more than 55,000 people are hurt in crashes throughout the state of Missouri. Here in Wilson Township, we see many victims hospitalized with injuries that impact their health and wellbeing. Broken arms, burn injuries, and evening internal organ damages are incredibly painful injuries. They are also very costly to treat.
Following collisions, victims often face towering medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repair expenses. These and other financial burdens weigh down the mental and emotional health of victims who are simply trying to recover from painful injuries. Thankfully, there are instances where victims are able to recover compensation following their accidents.
Victims harmed in crashes are able to recover compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they endure from their accidents. Some of the most common damages victims are able to recover include compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Medical costs (both immediate and long-term)
- Vehicle repairs
- Pain and suffering
Victims who work with seasoned car accident attorneys in Cole are in the best position possible to get the justice they deserve.
Cole Personal Injury Lawyers
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you after you are hurt in a motor vehicle accident. We strive to help victims hold negligent parties accountable, and we fight tooth and nail to make sure our clients get justice. Our personal injury attorneys in Cole strive to help injured parties maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without worry. We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that people are forced to endure after being harmed in accidents.
If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Our team is available to help you move forward in the best way possible. With over $500 million in recovered damages, you can rest assured knowing your legal rights and best interests are protected with us. Contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys by calling (816)298-8708 to see how we 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.