Franklin, MO (November 18, 2021) – Authorities were called to the scene of a truck crash in Franklin County that left an Oklahoma man injured. At around 12:19 p.m., on November 18, calls for assistance came in surrounding a crash on Interstate 44.
Reports from authorities show that a 2020 Ford Transit 350 and a 2020 Peterbilt were both traveling west on Interstate 44 when they collided near mile marker 231.
A passenger in the Ford, 20-year-old Quintin Scott of Lawton, Oklahoma, sustained injuries in the accident. He was transported to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan for care.
At this time, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with Quinton Scott at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Motor Vehicle 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. In many instances, victims are left with severe injuries that drastically limit their abilities and require immediate and long-term care. Dealing with painful injuries is only made worse by the financial consequences that impact both victims and their families.
Thankfully, there are instances where victims are able to recover compensation following their accidents. A trusted Franklin truck accident lawyer can help you determine the best approach toward getting you justice. When victims are harmed as a result of negligent drivers, they are often able to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. Our team can help you move forward and fight to ensure you secure the compensation you need and deserve.
Franklin Personal Injury Lawyers
Peterson & Associates, P.C.’s personal injury attorneys in Franklin 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. This knowledge and understanding motivate us to fight aggressively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident.
Our law firm puts together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to ensure we are in the best position possible to negotiate full and timely compensation. We help our clients get the compensation they need to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward after being injured in a crash. 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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