Kansas City, MO (November 21, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Kansas City area ended in injuries, according to reports. At around 8 a.m., on November 18, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Highway 71.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a traffic-related incident blocked the northbound side of Highway 71 in the area just past Meyer Boulevard. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene.
Medical personnel rendered aid to victims at the scene before transporting those in need of further care to area hospitals.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
According to reports provided by the Missouri State Department of Public Safety, over 55,000 victims are hurt in auto crashes throughout our state each year. Although many motor vehicle collisions resolve with only minor injuries, thousands of people are hospitalized with life-threatening injuries that require emergency and ongoing care.
These collisions often force innocent victims into area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment. Many victims require hospitalization and have to spend weeks or even months off work as they go through therapy and transition back into their normal routine. Regrettably, many victims never recover from their injuries and are left permanently disabled and out of work.
People who are injured in accidents often deal with an array of challenges moving forward. Not only do are most victims left to deal with pain and suffering, but the financial consequences of accidents can be crippling for both victims and their families. When victims are injured in accidents as a result of other drivers, it is important that they seek the legal guidance of a Kansas City car accident attorney as soon as possible.
Personal Injury Lawyers
The Kansas City personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help victims protect their legal rights after being harmed in collisions caused by reckless, negligent, and careless drivers. Our team will fight on your behalf to ensure you are able to maximize your recoveries. We will fight aggressively to help you get compensation for various damages, including:
- Vehicle repairs
- Pain and suffering
- Medical expenses
- Mental anguish
- Lost wages
- Lost earnings and benefits
- Long-term care costs
- And more
Our law firm is fully committed to helping accident victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions.
With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to see how our team 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.