Springfield, MO (October 27, 2021) – An auto accident reported in Greene County sent one man to a local hospital with injuries on Tuesday morning, October 26.
At around 6:45 a.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a crash occurred on Missouri State Highway 13.
Reports from MSHP Trooper C. J. Beck show that a 2014 GMC was improperly using a closed lane on Missouri State Highway 13. As a result, the vehicle crashed into the rear of a 2005 Chevrolet 2500 AWD towed unit.
A passenger in the Chevrolet, identified as 47-year-old Michael Howard, suffered moderate injuries in the accident. He was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Michael Howard. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
It is nearly impossible to prepare for the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident. Regrettably, more than 55,000 people are forced to endure this fate every year in our state. You simply cannot predict the overall impact painful injuries, financial burdens, and other negative consequences are going to have on your life and that of your family. Regrettably, most people involved in crashes will have their mental and physical health and wellbeing affected as well. Many people who suffer severe injuries are forced out of work indefinitely. As if dealing with the painful injuries was not enough, victims and their families are often forced to deal with stacking medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repairs. The financial consequences they face will only make the process of moving forward more challenging.
If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. When victims are harmed as a result of negligent drivers, they are often able to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. Our team can help you move forward and fight to ensure you secure the compensation you need and deserve. A trusted Springfield car accident lawyer can help you determine the best approach toward getting you justice.
Springfield Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Springfield personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience helping our clients get the justice they deserve following their accidents. Our law firm is committed to providing each client we represent the most aggressive and competent legal guidance to ensure they are able to get justice.
Our law firm is committed to helping you maximize your recoveries after being hurt so you are able to move forward in the best position possible. Do not wait to protect your legal rights after being hurt in a motor vehicle accident due to the negligence of another driver. 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 crash and move forward.
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