Cape Girardeau, MO (October 25, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Sunday morning, October 24, ended in injuries.
At around 11:05 a.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol received the request for assistance on-site at a crash on Route K.
Reports from authorities show that a rear-end collision between a 2005 Highlander and a 2016 Kia Soul occurred on Route K just three miles west of Cape Girardeau. The incident left both vehicles with extensive damage, prompting them to be towed from the scene.
The drivers of each vehicle were injured. The victims, identified as 22-year-old Audrey Lewis and 52-year-old Melissa Myers, were both transported to St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Audrey Lewis and Melissa Myers at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents throughout the state of Missouri each year. Although not all crashes end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents forces victims into area hospitals. In many cases, injured parties are left with broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
When people are hurt in accidents resulting from the negligent actions of other motorists, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A skilled, seasoned car accident attorney in Cape Girardeau can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of a traffic-related incident.
Cape Girardeau Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Cape Girardeau personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C., take an aggressive approach to helping our clients recover after being injured in accidents. We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that people are forced to endure after being harmed in accidents. This knowledge and understanding motivate us to fight aggressively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident. Our lawyers fight to help accident victims get the justice and financial compensation they deserve after being hurt in preventable accidents.
We have helped thousands of victims recover over $500 million, collectively, for their personal injury cases and we are committed to helping you maximize your recoveries after being injured. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Our team is available to help you move forward in the best way possible. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to meet with our team of knowledgeable attorneys at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you recover from your accident and move forward.
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