Kansas City, MO (November 7, 2021) – An auto accident reported in Clay County sent one woman to a local hospital with injuries. At around 7:40 p.m., on November 4, emergency crews were notified that an accident on Missouri State Route 1 required assistance.
Reports from authorities show that a 2019 Kia Sportage and a 2016 Chevrolet Equinox were both traveling north on Missouri State Route 1. For unknown reasons, the Chevrolet overtook the Kia, and crashed into the rear of the vehicle.
The driver of the Kia, 38-year-old Samantha Newton, sustained injuries in the accident. She was transported to North Kansas City Hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Samantha Newton at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, motor vehicle accidents impact the lives of thousands of people across our state. Not only do people involved in collisions have their lives disrupted, but they are often left with significant financial, mental, and physical consequences as well. In many cases, victims sustain injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
People involved in collisions are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment and vehicle repairs while going without wages from work. Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous victims are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after.
When victims are hurt in crashes as a result of other motorists, our state allows them to file legal claims against wrongdoers to recover compensation for the financial burdens they endure. Victims can benefit immensely by consulting with a car accident attorney in Kansas City who is well-versed in personal injury laws in our state.
Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. understand the mental and emotional challenges victims face after being harmed. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and efforts on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it.
Our team works to educate victims on their legal rights and help guide them toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for medical costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s actions, it is crucial that you reach out to our team as soon as possible to explore legal options available to you.
If you have been injured in a car accident and would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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