Bertrand, MO (August 5, 2022) – A woman from Cairo, Illinois, was less seriously injured following a two vehicle accident in Mississippi County on Thursday morning. At 11:10 a.m., on August 4, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on US Highway 62.
Reports provided by authorities show that a collision between a 2015 Nissan Sentra and the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek took place on US Highway 62 in the Bertrand area. Both vehicles were totaled as a result of the crash and required to be towed from the scene.
The driver in the Nissan, 76-year-old Shirly Mitchell, was seriously injured as a result of the crash. Mitchell was transported by Mississippi County Ambulance to St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, for emergency medical treatment.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash at this time.
We hope Shirly Mitchell recovers quickly and fully from her injuries.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle crash can occur instantly and change your life forever. Unfortunately, the time following an accident can be incredibly overwhelming. Many people do not know what to do moving forward. In many cases, victims wonder if they should reach out to the insurance company of the at-fault driver.
Although you may be interested in reaching out to the insurance company, it is not in your best interest to do so. Insurance companies only have one thing online. They will do whatever they can to find a way to minimize the amount of money they pay you or to avoid paying you any compensation at all. When speaking with insurance companies, the adjusters may offer you a lowball settlement and hope that you accept in order to prevent you from filing a legal action in the future.
Instead of reaching out to the insurance company, it is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Bertrand. Having a knowledgeable legal team on your side will be able to help you pursue legal action against the responsible party.
At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our Bartrand personal injury lawyers have over 30 years of experience representing accident victims on their personal injury cases. Our team will do whatever it takes in order to review all of the relevant evidence surrounding your crash.
We will speak with witnesses and consult with accident professionals who are able to re-create the accident. Our lawyers will work hard to determine why your accident took place in who is at fault. We will then take legal action against them.
You can depend on our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. to help you get justice following your accident. Schedule a consultation with our team today at 816-888-8888.
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