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Callaway, MO – Kayla Baker & Robert Murphy Transported to University Hospital Following Crash on I-70 near Cedar Creek Dr

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Callaway, MO (August 15, 2022) – Two people were left injured following a motor vehicle accident in Callaway County on Friday evening. At around 9:30 p.m., on August 12, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a crash that occurred on Interstate 70.

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Reports provided by local law enforcement show that a 2019 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling west on Interstate 70. As the vehicle began to slow for traffic near Cedar Creek Drive, it was struck from behind by a second unknown vehicle. The impact of the crash caused the motorcycle to overturn. 

Two people on the motorcycle, 29-year-old Kayla Baker and 47-year-old Robert Murphy, were both injured in the accident. The two victims were transported to University Hospital for medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Kayla Baker and Robert Murphy at this time.

Auto Accidents in Missouri

Callaway, MO - Kayla Baker & Robert Murphy Transported to University Hospital Following Crash on I-70 near Cedar Creek DrEach year, thousands of people are hospitalized with severe and life-changing injuries following motor vehicle accidents. The majority of these crashes are entirely preventable. However, we continue to see innocent people suffer as a result of the actions of other drivers. Some of the most common causes of crashes we see include

Speeding: Although every road has a posted speed limit, we continue to see drivers travel well above them. Drivers who are speeding are more likely to lose control of their vehicles and cause serious accidents. Unfortunately, when speeding vehicles are involved in crashes, the severity of injuries is often dramatically increased.

Recklessness: Drivers are required to operate their vehicles in a manner that is safe for others. Unfortunately, we continue to see thousands of vehicle accidents take place each year as a result of drivers who are reckless. When drivers do not yield to other motorists, switch lanes in a reckless manner, or engage in other reckless actions, they place the lives of innocent drivers at risk.

If you have been hurt due to another driver’s negligent actions, a legal option may be available to help you. Seeking guidance from a car accident lawyer in Callaway is crucial in order to protect your legal rights.

Our Missouri personal injury lawyers that Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience when it comes to protecting the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents. For more than 30 years, we have stood shoulder to shoulder with victims who have suffered injuries and debilitating crashes as a result of speeding, impaired, or distracted drivers. 

If you’ve been injured due to a motor vehicle accident, contact our Missouri personal injury law firm to see how we can help you get justice. Our lawyers are available at 816-888-8888.

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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.