Franklin, MO (April 4, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Franklin area on Friday evening, April 1, ended in injuries. At around 7:30 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Interstate 44.
Reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2020 Thomas school bus, a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and a third vehicle were all involved in an accident on the westbound side of Interstate 44 near mile marker 257.6.
The crash resulted in injuries. EMS rushed 51-year-old Gregory Hanneken to Mercy Hospital St Louis for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Gregory Hanneken at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, automobile accidents in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured. In many cases, victims are harmed in crashes due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common factors contributing to auto accidents in our state include:
- Driving while impaired
- Driving while distracted
- Failing to yield the right of way to others
When victims are harmed in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them move forward. Victims harmed in crashes are able to recover compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they endure from their accidents. Some of the most common damages victims are able to recover include compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Medical costs (both immediate and long-term)
- Vehicle repairs
- Pain and suffering
Victims who work with seasoned car accident attorneys in Franklin are in the best position possible to get the justice they deserve.
Franklin Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Franklin personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping victims get the justice they deserve after their accidents. Our team provides an array of services to victims to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice. Some of the ways we help our clients include:
- Investigating their accident
- Gathering evidence for them
- Obtaining medical reports, vehicle repair statements, and police reports
- Negotiating compensation with the insurance companies of at-fault parties
- Providing responsive representation in court
If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Our team is available to help you move forward in the best way possible. With over $500 million in recovered damages, you can rest assured knowing your legal rights and best interests are protected with us. Contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys by calling (816) 888-8888 to see how we can help you.
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