New Madrid Township, MO (October 4, 2021) – One man was left injured following a two-vehicle collision in New Madrid Township. The victim has since been identified as 58-year-old Paul Wescoat.
At around 7:26 p.m., on October 3, Wescoat was driving a 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe in the area of County Road 724 and County Road 725 when his vehicle collided with a 2003 GMC Sierra, driven by 36-year-old Joshua Johnson.
Wescoat sustained serious injuries in the accident. He was transported by ambulance to St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Paul Wescoat at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in New Madrid Township, Missouri
Each year, motor vehicle accidents impact the lives of thousands of people across our state. In many cases, those involved in accidents 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.
Not being able to work while being overwhelmed with tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills not only impacts victims but their families 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 may have legal options available to help them recover full and fair compensation for lost wages, to help alleviate the costs of medical care, get vehicles repaired, and various other economic and non-economic damages they face moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in New Madrid Township can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
New Madrid Township Personal Injury Lawyers
The New Madrid 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. Our team works to educate victims on their legal rights and help guide them toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available to help them move forward after being harmed.
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 clients secure over $500 million for their legal claims, collectively, and we are dedicated to helping each person we work with get the maximum amount of compensation available to them. 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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