Poplar Bluff, MO (October 29, 2021) – An accident in Butler County left two men with serious injuries on Wednesday, October 27. At around 9:35 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash just east of Poplar Bluff.
Reports from authorities show that a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am was traveling on Highway AA when it became involved in a collision just east of Poplar Bluff. The impact of the crash sent the vehicle off the roadway where it overturned.
Two people involved in the crash were injured. 25-year-old Justin Shepherd and 39-year-old Richard Robertson were both transported to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for the treatment of serious injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Justin Shepherd and Richard Robertson at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, more than 55,000 victims are left injured from auto collisions throughout our state each year. Although many traffic-related incidents resolve with only minor injuries, thousands of people are hospitalized with life-threatening injuries that require emergency and ongoing care. Not only do we see victims lose their lives at an alarming rate in crashes across our state, but tens of thousands of people are left with serious injuries that require extensive medical care.
When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance immediately. Those harmed may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care, cover lost wages, and help with other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Poplar Bluff can help to explain your legal rights as a victim to an accident.
Poplar Bluff Personal Injury Lawyers
Our trusted and aggressive Poplar Bluff personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are committed to helping our clients get the maximum amount of compensation available for their recoveries after being hurt in car accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our law firm will put together solid legal claims on your behalf to ensure we are in the best position possible to negotiate full and fair compensation that helps you overcome the financial challenges they face moving forward from their traffic-related incidents.
We fight to help our clients gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face. If you have been hurt in a car crash, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri 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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