Anderson, MO (April 13, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in McDonald County ended in injuries. At around 12:15 p.m., on April 12, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident in the area of Route 3.
Reports provided by local authorities show that a 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck was backing up from a private driveway off Route 3 when it struck a pedestrian.
The pedestrian, 80-year-old Ethel Butts, sustained injuries in the accident. Butts was transported to Freeman West Hospital for emergency care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Ethel Butts at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accident in Missouri
There are tens of thousands of people injured in auto accidents each year in Missouri. Many people who are harmed in these accidents are not traveling inside cars. Pedestrians are more vulnerable to the impact of collisions, which means they are more likely to suffer severe injuries.
In many cases, victims are left with painful injuries from accidents caused by drunk drivers, distracted drivers, and those who choose to engage in reckless driving actions. These and other negligent actions leave countless innocent parties with broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and other injuries that demand both immediate and long-term medical care.
When victims are harmed in accidents, through no fault of their own, they may have legal options available to recover. Working with a responsive Anderson pedestrian accident attorney can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice.
Our team will fight on your behalf to ensure you are able to maximize your recoveries. We will fight aggressively to help you get compensation for various damages, including:
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Medical expenses
- Long-term care costs
- Lost wages
- Lost earnings and benefits
- And more
Our team is fully committed to helping accident victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions.
Anderson Personal Injury Lawyers
Our responsive and knowledgeable personal injury attorneys in Anderson are dedicated to helping our clients maximize their recoveries after being hurt in car crashes caused by negligent drivers. We at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping injured victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. We strive to make the process of moving forward as easy as possible for victims, despite having to deal with painful injuries.
Our law firm is committed to putting together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to ensure we are in the best position possible to negotiate full and fair compensation that helps them cover the financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. 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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