Gordonville, MO (August 2, 2022) – A 22-year-old female from Jackson, Missouri, was less seriously injured as a result of a pedestrian accident that took place in Cape Girardeau County. At approximately 9:25 p.m., on August 1, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a crash took place on Highway 25.
Reports provided by local authorities show that 22-year-old Gracie Tillman was walking on Highway 25 just ¼ mile north of Gordonville, Missouri. For unknown reasons, a vehicle passing through the area struck her before fleeing the scene.
Tillman suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash. She was provided medical treatment at the scene before being transported by ambulance to St. Francis Medical Center for emergency medical treatment.
The crash remains under investigation at this time but the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts are with Gracie Tillman as we hope for her full and timely recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents can be incredibly challenging. Many victims struggle to move forward. Dealing with painful physical and emotional injuries is not something that people are ever able to prepare for. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people are injured in our state following motor vehicle accidents each year. When pedestrians are involved in accidents, the chances of severe injuries are dramatically increased due to the fact that they are unprotected during collisions.
Pedestrians are more likely to suffer from severe traumatic injuries, including spinal cord fractures and traumatic brain injuries. If you have been harmed as a result of an automobile accident, a pedestrian accident lawyer in Gordonville will be able to help you get justice. A strong legal team will be able to help you file a personal injury case against the person who is responsible for the crash. Your lawyer will demand top-dollar compensation for your damages.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have been advocating tirelessly on behalf of crash victims. We are ready and willing to help you get justice and stand up against the insurance company.
We will fight to help you maximize your recovery, so you have the money you need for medical expenses, vehicle repair expenses, and more. Our lawyers will provide you with the support and guidance that you need during these very difficult times. We will listen to what you have to say and use your side of the story to fight to protect your legal rights. We will examine the circumstances surrounding your craft and build the strongest case possible for you.
We can schedule a free consultation to get started on your car accident case as soon as possible. Our Missouri personal injury law firm is available by calling 816-888-8888.
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