Seneca, MO (August 3, 2022) – A pedestrian accident reported in Newton County left one man injured. At 8:35 a.m., on August 3, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a vehicle collision took place off McDonald Road.
Reports provided by MSHP trooper Coleman indicate that 62-year-old Michael Johnson was loading a tank trailer on a vehicle at a private property located just 345 feet north of McDonald Road. For unknown reasons, he was struck by a 2003 Dodge Dakota.
Johnson suffered injuries as a result of the crash. He was transported by ambulance to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.
The crash is under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with Michael Johnson as we hope for his full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable victims during motor vehicle accidents. Pedestrians are outside of vehicles at the time of that crash. As a result, they are likely to suffer from significant injuries that negatively affect their lives. Some of the most common injuries that victims of pedestrian accidents are left with can include traumatic brain injuries, severe spinal fractures, and other life-threatening injuries.
If you’ve been harmed as a result of pedestrian accidents, there may be legal options available to help you move forward. A pedestrian accident lawyer in Seneca will be able to help you pursue legal action against the person who is at fault. This type of legal action can help you secure money that you can use to cover various damages and losses that you face from your crash.
Our Seneca personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you pursue a personal injury case against the person who is responsible for your crash. Our lawyers will help you pursue a claim against the negligent driver who caused your accident. Our team will build a strong case on your behalf. We will gather evidence right from the scene of the crash.
Our team will fight to ensure your legal rights are protected as you focus on recovering from your physical and emotional injuries. We will negotiate compensation on your behalf and demand that the person who caused your crash is held fully accountable for their actions.
We will work with reconstructionists who are able to re-create the accident to uncover critical details. We will work with financial experts who are able to determine the damages that you face from lost earnings and other expenses. Our team will fight to help you get justice so you are able to hold the person who is responsible for your crash to account.
Schedule a consultation at our Missouri law firm by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers are available to help you get justice following your pedestrian crash.
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