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Freedom Township, MO – Ira McArthur Airlifted to Hospital after Truck Crash on I-70 near MM 55.4

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Freedom Township, MO (November 12, 2021) – Authorities in Lafayette County responded to the scene of a two-vehicle truck crash that sent one man to a local hospital with injuries. Just before 8 a.m., on November 11, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 70.

Preliminary investigations show that a 2017 Chevrolet Express van was traveling on westbound Interstate 70 when it became involved in a collision with a 2022 Freightliner Cascadia near mile marker 55.4.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 21-year-old Ira McArthur, sustained serious injuries in the accident. He was flown by LifeFlight to Research Medical Center for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Ira McArthur at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Truck Accidents in Missouri

Tens of thousands of people in our state are negatively impacted by motor vehicle accidents across Missouri every year. There are many cases where injured victims are harmed in accidents caused by drivers who speed, are impaired, or otherwise engage in negligent actions while operating their vehicles. Regrettably, most people involved in accidents will have their mental and physical health and wellbeing affected. The financial consequences they face will only make the process of moving forward more challenging. Truck accidents are more likely to end in severe injuries due to the size and weight of these vehicles.

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision, due to the negligence of another motorist, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A trusted Freedom Township 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 obtain compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. Our lawyers can help you move forward and fight to ensure you secure the compensation you need and deserve.

Freedom Township Personal Injury Lawyers

Our team of Freetown Township personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has decades of combined experience helping injured victims get the justice they deserve following their accidents. We firmly believe that victims should recover full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers. For this reason, we fight to help each of our clients gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.

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.

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, and negligence played a role, you must act quickly. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to meet with our team of skilled attorneys at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you recover from your accident and move forward. Do not wait. Contact our team today to get started.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.