Saline Township, MO (October 25, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Cooper County on Sunday evening, October 24, left two people seriously injured.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that at around 5 p.m., a 2017 Toyota Highlander entered the intersection of Cedar Lane and Highway 179. As a result, the Toyota collided head-on with a Ford Taurus.
The driver of the Ford, 23-year-old Kagan Wolfe, and his passenger, 23-year-old Erika Phillips, both suffered serious injuries. The two victims were transported to University Hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Erika Phillips and Kagan Wolfe at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every day, motor vehicle collisions impact the lives of innocent people across our state. In countless instances, those harmed are forced to under emergency medical attention due to their injuries. Although most drivers are careful and are considerate of other motorists sharing the road, we see many accidents take place due to driver error. In fact, over 80% of crashes involve some form of negligence.
Some of the most common causes of auto accidents in our state include:
- Driving while distracted
- Failing to yield the right of way to others
- Driving while impaired
- Running red lights or passing stop signs
When people are injured in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they are able to pursue legal options that help them obtain compensation to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. Following your accident, you can benefit greatly by reaching out to a Saline Township car accident lawyer as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens you face.
Saline Township Personal Injury Lawyers
The Saline Township personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping injured victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our team does not feel it is right to force victims to spend their own money on costs they face due to the negligence of another person. For this reason, we spend a significant amount of time assisting victims to maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it.
We strive to make the process of moving forward as easy as possible for victims, despite having to deal with painful injuries. We are committed to helping each client we work with gain peace of mind that provides beneficial in combating the difficulties and challenges that they face.
If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle 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 the legal options available to help you recover.
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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.