Matthews, MO (August 19, 2022) – A woman from Sikeston, Missouri, was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries following a crash in New Madrid County. At around 11:20 a.m., on August 17, emergency crews were notified that an auto accident took place on US Highway 61.
Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2020 Freightliner M2 and a 2012 Ford Escape collided on US Highway 61, just three miles south of Matthews, Missouri. The incident left the Ford totaled.
The driver of the Ford, 36-year-old Jennifer Diamond, was transported by ambulance to St Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, for further care.
The crash is under investigation at this time.
We hope Jennifer Diamond recovers quickly from her injuries.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Vehicle accidents occur daily across the state of Missouri the end and injuries. Unfortunately, a significant number of crashes leave victims with injuries that require some form of medical treatment.
Having to spend an extended period out of work to recover from painful physical and emotional injuries can be financially draining. Victims and their families often struggle to move forward following a crash.
There are countless instances where these accidents are entirely preventable. We see innocent motorists hurt every day by drivers who choose to engage in careless and senseless actions while behind the wheel.
By reaching out to a Matthews car accident lawyer right away, you can find ways that are available to help you move forward. Filing a personal injury claim against a negligent motorist can help you seek full compensation for medical expenses, help with the impact of lost earnings, and cover a variety of other expenses you face as a result of your crash.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are committed to helping each person we represent get the full amounts of financial compensation following their accidents. If you have been harmed in a motor vehicle crash, or as a pedestrian, our lawyers can help you get the compensation you need and deserve.
Our law firm is dedicated to putting our three decades of personal injury law knowledge and experience to work for every client we represent in their pursuit of justice. Our legal team is able to meet with you to discuss your case whenever it is convenient for you. Schedule a consultation by calling our Missouri law firm at 816-888-8888.
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