Union Township, MO (August 3, 2022) – A motorcycle accident reported in like lead County sent two men to area hospitals with significant injuries. At around 11:10 p.m., on August 2, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a crash had occurred on Highway F.
Reports provided by MSHP trooper SJ Hallam show that a rear-end collision between a 1992 Kawasaki ZX1100 and a 2021 Honda CB 500 occurred on Highway S, just north of Pecos Drive. Both vehicles were total due to the crash and had to be removed from the scene by Paul’s Towing.
The two drivers involved in the crash were injured. Mercy ambulance transported 22-year-old Caleb Whaley to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon, Missouri, for emergency treatment. The second driver, 28-year-old Jacob Mitchell, was airlifted by Mercy Life Line to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, for the treatment of serious injuries.
The crash is under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with Jacob Mitchell and Caleb Whaley at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Missouri
For many motorcyclists, riding a motorcycle means more than just transportation. These vehicles provide adventure, freedom, and a way of life for most writers. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents leave motorcyclists significantly injured every year. In fact, countless people right here in Missouri are hospitalized with significant injuries, like traumatic brain injuries and even severe compound fractures, following motor vehicle accidents.
Motorcyclists who are injured in accidents often suffer from overwhelming pain. Many people sustained severe injuries that demand ongoing medical care. The time following a motor vehicle accident can be incredibly challenging.
The last thing victims need is to worry about getting compensation to cover their costs of medical care and more. For this reason, it is important that victims reach out to a Union Township motorcycle accident lawyer right away. Injured riders may be able to seek compensation from the person who is responsible for their pain and suffering.
Our Missouri personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have over three decades of experience helping injured motorcyclists protect their legal rights following accidents. Our lawyers can help you pursue a personal injury case against the person who is responsible for your crash.
Our lawyers will build a solid legal claim on your behalf and fight to get you the compensation that you need and deserve. We will help you get the money necessary to cover your medical expenses and a variety of other costs you face. You can depend on our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. to provide you with legal services that deliver the results you expect and deserve.
Schedule a consultation at our Missouri law firm today by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers will be able to help you get justice following your crash.
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