Sweet Springs, MO (April 7, 2022) – One man was left with serious injuries as a result of a truck crash in Saline County on Wednesday afternoon, April 6. At around 12:40 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Interstate 70.
Reports provided by MSHP show that a collision between a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup truck and a 2023 Freightliner occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 70. The incident caused delays in the area of mile marker 66.4.
The driver of the Dodge, 58-year-old James Miller of Warsaw, Missouri, sustained serious injuries. Miller was transported to CenterPoint Hospital where he underwent emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with James Miller at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Car accidents throughout the state of Missouri send thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries. Although some of these collisions are unavoidable, we continue to see numerous people sustain life-changing injuries as a result of the negligent or reckless actions of others.
The chances of suffering catastrophic injuries are greatly increased in accidents involving speeding vehicles, motorcycles, pedestrians, and semi-trucks. However, it is important to understand that various factors come into play when it comes to determining the severity of an injury a victim is likely to sustain.
Thousands of people sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and even spinal cord injuries from their accidents. These collisions often force innocent victims into area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment. Many victims require hospitalization and have to spend weeks or even months off work as they go through therapy and transition back into their normal routine.
Regrettably, many victims never recover from their injuries and are left permanently disabled and out of work. When victims are injured in accidents as a result of other drivers, it is important that they seek the legal guidance of a Sweet Springs car accident attorney as soon as possible.
Sweet Springs Personal Injury Lawyers
Our team of Sweet Springs personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping accident victims recover from their accidents. We have helped thousands of victims recover over $500 million, collectively, for their personal injury cases and we are dedicated to helping you maximize your recoveries after being harmed.
Not only is our team committed to helping victims protect their legal rights after being injured in accidents, but we advocate on their behalf to ensure their best interests are protected throughout the entire legal process.
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.
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