Lincoln, MO (April 2, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Lincoln, Missouri left one man injured early Friday evening, April 1. At around 4:05 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on US Highway 61.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 2018 Jeep Renegade and a 2009 Pontiac 5 were involved in an accident on the southbound side of US Highway 61 just north of Franke Drive.
The incident left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Pontiac, 37-year-old Shawn Cole, sustained injuries in the accident. Cole was transported by Lincoln County Ambulance District to SSM Health St Joseph Hospital Lake St Louis for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Shawn Cole at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Auto accidents in Missouri leave more than 50,000 people with injuries each 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 also be financially draining.
People involved in collisions are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment and vehicle repairs while going without wages from work. Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous victims are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after.
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. Victims who work with seasoned car accident attorneys in Lincoln are in the best position possible to get the justice they deserve.
Lincoln Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Lincoln 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. We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that people are forced to endure after being harmed in accidents. This knowledge and understanding motivate us to fight aggressively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident.
With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at (816) 888-8888 to see how our team can help you.
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