Rush Township, MO (November 13, 2021) – Authorities have identified 42-year-old Billy Atchison as the victim of Friday afternoon’s crash in Buchanan County. At around 2:40 p.m., on November 12, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on US Highway 59.
Reports from local authorities show that a 2017 Ford Fusion was traveling westbound on US Highway 59 when it became involved in a collision with a 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan.
The driver of the Ford, 42-year-old Billy Atchison, sustained injuries in the accident.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts are with Billy Atchison at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of motorists are involved in collisions throughout the state of Missouri each year. Although not all accidents end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents do force victims into area hospitals. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
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.
Many victims 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. When victims are injured in accidents as a result of other drivers, it is important that they seek the legal guidance of a Rush Township car accident attorney as soon as possible. Victims harmed in crashes are able to recover compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they endure from their accidents.
Rush Township Personal Injury Lawyers
The Rush Township 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. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and effort on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it.
We have helped thousands of victims recover over $500 million, collectively, for their personal injury cases and we are dedicated to helping you maximize your recoveries after being harmed.
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. Our team of knowledgeable attorneys can meet with you at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you recover from your accident and move forward.
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