Poplar Bluff, MO (November 23, 2021) – One man was left seriously injured as a result of a two-vehicle accident in Butler County on Sunday afternoon, November 21. At around 1:15 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on County Road 459.
Reports from MSHP show that a 2005 GMC Sierra and a 1999 Chevrolet S-10 collided on County Road 459 just seven miles west of Poplar Bluff.
The crash left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Chevrolet, 38-year-old Kelly Davidson, sustained serious injuries in the accident. He was transported to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Kelly Davidson at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Reports provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that the state of Missouri ranks 19th out of all 50 states for the likelihood of people being involved in fatal collisions. Between 2012 and 2014, more than 2,300 people lost their lives in accidents throughout the state. Thousands more are left with life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
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 injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible.
When victims are harmed in accidents, through no fault of their own, they may have legal options available to recover. Working with a responsive Poplar Bluff car accident attorney can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice.
Poplar Bluff Personal Injury Lawyers
We at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping injured victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. We strive to make the process of moving forward as easy as possible for victims, despite having to deal with painful injuries. Our personal injury attorneys in Poplar Bluff 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:
- Lost earnings and benefits
- Medical expenses
- Vehicle repairs
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Lost wages
- Long-term care costs
- And more
Our lawyers are fully committed to helping accident victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri as soon as possible. By calling 816-888-8888 you can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience with our team to explore the legal options available to help you recover.
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