Howard, MO (August 10, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident that took place in Howard County left three people injured. Just after 10:30 a.m., on August 8, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a motor vehicle wreck that occurred on Howard County Road 345.
Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 1999 Honda Civic and a 2014 Buick Lacrosse collided head-on on Howard County Road 345, just one-half mile north of Howard County Road Crews Avenue.
The crash left both vehicles totaled. They were towed from the scene by local companies.
Three people involved in the crash suffered injuries. EMS rendered aid to 18-year-old Chelsea Taylor, 21-year-old Dakota Hopkins, and 30-year-old Christina Schouten. Hopkins and Taylor were then transported to Women’s and Children’s Hospital for medical care. Schouten was transported to University Hospital, where she underwent emergency treatment.
The crash is under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with Chelsea Taylor, Dakota Hopkins, and Christina Schouten at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
A motor vehicle accident can completely interrupt your life. Many people are left with painful injuries that demand emergency medical care. We see maxims hospitalized daily with injuries from vehicle crashes across our state. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are completely preventable.
We see innocent people harmed as a result of negligent drivers across our entire state. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a negligent or reckless driver, it is important that you consider seeking the guidance of a dedicated and knowledgeable car accident lawyer in Howard right away.
Our lawyers are well-versed and highly experienced in the personal injury litigation process, and we are able to help you get justice.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are here to listen to you. Our lawyers will meet with you at your earliest convenience for a free consultation. We will focus on listening to not only what happened to you during your accident but also what you are going through and how everything has impacted your life, your financial well-being, and your family.
Our skilled and experienced personal injury lawyers will get to work on investigating your accident immediately. Our team coordinates with therapists, doctors, and various insurance companies, so you are able to focus on moving forward in recovering from your injuries.
Our lawyers will contact the defendant’s insurance company and make sure that they pay you the money that you need and deserve. Our lawyers are available to help you, and we will fight to get you justice.
You can schedule a free consultation with our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. today by calling our Missouri law firm at 816-888-8888. Our team is available to help you get started on your case.
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