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Lee’s Summit, MO – Car Crash with Injuries Reported on I-470

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Lee’s Summit, MO (April 2, 2022) – One woman was left injured as a result of a two-vehicle accident in Jackson County on Thursday evening, March 31. At around 4:50 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the scene of a crash on Interstate 470.

Reports from authorities show that a collision between a 2006 Dodge Charger and a 2013 Kia occurred on the northbound side of Interstate 470 just north of Woods Chapel.

The incident resulted in injuries. EMS with Lee’s Summit Fire transported 45-year-old Kyla Porter to Centerpoint Hospital for emergency medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Our thoughts are with Kyla Porter at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Lee’s Summit, MO – Car Crash with Injuries Reported on I-470The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that the state of Missouri ranks 19 out of all 50 states for the chances of people losing their lives in fatal motor vehicle accidents. Further studies found that between 2012 and 2014, more than 2,300 victims lost their lives in motor vehicle collisions throughout the state. More than 55,000 more are left with life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment every year.

In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment. The unfortunate truth is that motor vehicle accidents impact more than just the mental and physical health and well-being of victims. Not only are accidents overwhelmingly painful, but they can be financially draining as well.

When innocent people are hurt in motor vehicle accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A skilled and knowledgeable car accident attorney in Lee’s Summit can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.

Lee’s Summit Personal Injury Lawyers

Our team of Lee’s Summit personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has extensive experience helping accident victims recover from their accidents. Our team provides an array of services to victims to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice.

Our lawyers are wholly dedicated to spending significant time and effort on helping our clients maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped thousands of victims obtain a total of $500 million in claims.

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 accident and move forward.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.