Salem Township, MO (December 6, 2021) – Three people were left with injuries following a truck accident in Dunklin County on Saturday morning. Just before 9:30 a.m., on December 4, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on US Highway 412.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2009 Jeep Wrangler was traveling in the area of US Highway 412 and Missouri State Route C when a 2020 Peterbilt 567 pulled out in front of it. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
The driver of the Peterbilt, 48-year-old Walter Bennett, was transported to Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Arkansas for care.
The driver of the Jeep, 31-year-old Christopher Morris, and his passenger, 32-year-old Brittany Morris, were both transported to NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas for the treatment of moderate injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Walter Bennett, Christopher Morris, and Brittany Morris 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. When victims break their bones or suffer traumatic head or neck injuries, they often need multiple surgeries and have to spend months off their feet or go to therapy.
In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment. The unfortunate truth is that motor vehicle accidents impact more than just the mental and physical health and wellbeing of victims. Not only are accidents overwhelmingly painful, but they can be financially draining as well.
When victims are harmed in accidents 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 Salem Township who is well-versed in personal injury laws in our state.
Salem Township Personal Injury Lawyers
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you in the aftermath of a car accident. Our Salem Township personal injury attorneys strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without worry.
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. 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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