Fulton, MO (October 29, 2021) – An auto accident reported just west of Fulton during the afternoon hours on Thursday, October 28, ended in injuries.
At around 12:05 p.m., on October 28, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Route F.
Reports from MSHP indicate that a collision between a 2000 Hyundai Elantra and a 2014 Ram 1500 pickup truck occurred on the westbound side of Route F just three miles west of Fulton.
The drivers of both vehicles were injured. 38-year-old Aaron Buchholz, who was driving the Hyundai, was transported to Fulton Medical Center for care.
The driver of the Ram, 73-year-old Dale Laughlin, was transported by ambulance to University Hospital.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Aaron Buchholz and Dale Laughlin at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Between 2012 and 2014, more than 2,300 people suffered fatal injuries in motor vehicle accidents throughout the state of Missouri. Reports from the Missouri Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demonstrate that our state ranks 19th out of all 50 states for the chances of people losing their lives in fatal collisions. Thousands of other people are left with life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment and force them out of work for an extended amount of time. Victims who are harmed in accidents often endure not only painful physical injuries, but financial consequences as well.
Victims who are injured in accidents are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical care, both immediately and long term. Countless injured parties are forced to cover the costs of vehicle repairs while going without wages from work. In many cases, those harmed are not fully aware of the legal options available to them. Rather than move forward alone, it is essential that injured parties seek guidance from a qualified legal team as soon as possible. Working with a trusted and aggressive car accident attorney in the Fulton area after your accident can greatly improve your chances of recovering. Victims who are harmed in accidents may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and various other financial burdens they face following their accidents.
Fulton Personal Injury Lawyers
Our skilled and trusted personal injury attorneys in Fulton at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping our clients get the justice they deserve after being injured in preventable crashes. We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that injured parties are left to endure. This motivates us to fight diligently to ensure they are able to recover.
We negotiate full and fair compensation that helps them cover the financial burdens they face moving forward from their crashes. If you have been injured in a car 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 legal options available to help you recover.
Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.
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.