Springfield, MO (August 28, 2022) – A juvenile female was left with moderate injuries after being struck by a vehicle while riding a scooter in Greene County. At around 3:20 p.m., on August 25, officers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified that a crash on Farm Road 115 required assistance.
Preliminary investigations show that a 17-year-old female was riding a 2021 Zhejiang 49CC scooter on Farm Road 115, just one mile west of Springfield, Missouri. For unknown reasons, she was struck by a 2007 Dodge Caliber.
The teen suffered significant injuries due to the crash. She was transported by Mercy ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, where she underwent emergency medical treatment.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the juvenile who suffered injuries as a result of this motor vehicle collision.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents take place far too often in the state of Missouri. In fact, we continue to see innocent people suffer injuries due to crashes across our state every single day.
Tens of thousands of people are harmed in motor vehicle accidents annually due to the negligence of others. When drivers are under the influence of alcohol, they run red lights or pass stop signs, or they are speeding while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others sharing the road at risk. Unfortunately, these and other acts of negligence can lead to a variety of accident types. Some of the most common types of collisions that take place include:
- multivehicle accidents
- T-bone or broadside collisions
- rollover accidents
- sideswipe collisions
- rear-end accidents
- head-on crashes
If you were hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you might have legal options available to help you move forward. It is crucial that you get in contact with a car accident lawyer in Springfield right away.
The Missouri personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims. Our lawyers are fully committed to helping each client we work with build the strongest personal injury case imaginable. We will gather evidence from various sources to build your claim. We will work with experts who can re-create your accident to uncover critical details. Our lawyers will leave no stone unturned when it comes to building a strong lawsuit on your behalf to fight to get you justice.
If you were hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Regardless of the statute of limitations, waiting can negatively affect your ability to make a fast and full recovery. Instead, you should reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm right away to get started on your case. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888.
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