St Francois, MO (August 14, 2022) – Authorities were dispatched to the scene of a traffic incident in St Francois that left one man injured. At around 11:30 a.m., on August 13, calls for help came in surrounding an auto wreck on Missouri State Route 221.
Reports from authorities show that a 2020 Chrysler Pacifica and a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck collided on Missouri State Route 221 near King School Road. The crash left both vehicles with moderate damage, requiring them both to be removed from the scene by area tow companies.
The driver of the Dodge, 61-year-old Safet Topalovic, was injured in this crash. Topalovic was transported by St Francois County Ambulance to Parkland Health Center for emergency care.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
We hope Safet Topalovic recovers quickly from his injuries.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Crashes in Missouri send countless people to local hospitals daily for the treatment of injuries. There are many collisions that are caused by driver negligence. Some of the leading causes of collisions we see in Missouri include:
- Over speeding
- Jumping red lights
- Distractions to motorists (cell phones)
- Drunken driving
- Overtaking other vehicles
When motorists engage in these senseless and reckless actions, they can cause severe harm to others sharing the road. If you’ve been hurt as a result of an automobile accident, a car accident lawyer in St Francois will be able to help you protect your legal rights. In cases where you have suffered injuries due to a negligent driver, a lawyer will be able to help you seek compensation from them.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you get the money you need to cover various costs and losses resulting from your crash. We will take legal action to help you get money for:
- The lost wages you face from taking time off work
- Vehicle repair costs or to replace your vehicle, so you are able to get back on the road
- Medical expenses you face as a result of your crash
- Pain and suffering that you have to deal with due to your injuries
Our lawyers will build a solid claim on your behalf. We will prove that the defendant is at fault and hold them to account. We will demonstrate the extent of damages that you suffer from insight to get you the maximum compensation possible for your lawsuit.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can meet with you at your earliest convenience to get started on your case. Schedule a consultation by calling 816-888-8888.
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