West Plains, MO (April 27, 2022) – An auto accident reported in Howell County left one woman injured. Just before 10:15 a.m., on April 25, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on US Highway 160.
Reports provided by local authorities show that a 2014 GMC pickup truck and a 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe collided on US Highway 160 just five miles west of west plains. The incident left both vehicles with significant damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
One person involved in the crash was injured. EMS rendered aid to 72-year-old Donna Evans. Evans was transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Donna Evans at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
The impact of motor vehicle accidents is completely unpredictable. No one knows what to expect following an accident. Dealing with impact painful injuries, financial burdens, and other negative consequences are going to make the process of moving forward difficult. Regrettably, more than 55,000 people are left with injuries that cause overwhelming pain and suffering. The financial consequences they face will only make the process of moving forward more challenging.
Although most people are considerate of other motorists sharing the road, we see many crashes take place due to driver error. In fact, over 80% of crashes involve some form of negligence.
In Missouri, some of the leading causes of crashes include:
- Drivers who are distracted by phones and other objects
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who are speeding
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another driver, it is crucial that you reach out to our team as soon as possible to explore legal options available to you. Seeking the guidance of a skilled West Plains car accident attorney can make a major difference in your ability to get justice following your accident. Our team will fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights and get you the compensation you need.
West Plains Personal Injury Lawyers
We have spent several decades fighting aggressively to help our clients maximize their recoveries after being injured in accidents through no fault of their own. Our team of West Plains personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has decades of experience helping victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions and recover.
Our legal team works to help injured parties understand their legal rights after being harmed in accidents. We strive to guide injured victims toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for the damages they face after being hurt in a crash.
If you have been hurt as a result of 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 legal options available to help you recover.
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