Joplin, MO (October 26, 2021) – Three people were left with moderate injuries following a crash in Newton County on Monday morning, October 25.
At around 6:35 a.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a crash on Gateway Drive.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe pulled into the path of a 2005 Saturn Ion while traveling on Gateway Drive. As a result, the vehicles collided approximately 3-miles south of Joplin. The impact of the crash caused the Saturn to cross the center lines and collide with a 2006 Honda Civic.
The 17-year-old male driver of the Saturn was not injured in the accident. The driver of the Hyundai, 30-year-old Briauna Dobbs, sustained injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Joplin for care.
The driver of the Honda, 52-year-old Lonnie Judd, and his passenger, 63-year-old Denise Judd, were both injured. Both victims were transported to Mercy Hospital in Joplin for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Lonnie Judd, Denise Judd, and Briauna Dobbs at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of people are involved in traffic-related incidents throughout the state of Missouri each year. Although not all accidents end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents do force those harmed into area hospitals. In many cases, injured victims are left with severely broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
The truth is that motor vehicle crashes impact more than just the mental and physical health and wellbeing of victims. Not only are collisions overwhelmingly painful, but they can be financially draining as well.
When people suffer injuries in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, they often have legal options available to help them recover. A knowledgeable, seasoned car accident lawyer in Joplin can help fight to ensure you are able to get justice after being harmed. A knowledgeable law firm can review your accident, identify liable parties, and help you recover.
Joplin Personal Injury Lawyers
Our lawyers put together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to sure we are in the best position possible to help victims recover the compensation they need to cover various financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. Our Joplin personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience helping our clients get the justice they deserve after their accidents. Our team provides a variety of services to victims to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice.
If you have been injured in a car accident, due to the negligence of another driver, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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