Dresden, MO (December 9, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Pettis County on Thursday evening that left 19-year-old Kiley Hedgpeth of Sweet Springs, Missouri, seriously injured. At around 1115 p.m., on December 8, emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Whitfield Road.
According to authorities, a 2006 Dodge Durango pulled into the path of a 2012 Jeep Liberty on Whitfield Road at the intersection of Dorrance Drive. Both vehicles were severely damaged as a result of the crash and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Jeep, identified as Hedgpeth, sustained serious injuries in the accident. She was transported to Bothwell Regional Hospital in Sedalia, Missouri.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is actively investigating the crash.
We hope Kiley Hedgpeth recovers quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
A vehicle accident can have an overwhelming impact on your life. Unfortunately, every year we see thousands of people left with serious injuries due to automobile collisions. Unfortunately, there are several accidents that take place as a result of drivers who fail to yield to others.
Car crashes caused by vehicles that pull into the paths of other vehicles are some of the most common—and deadliest—crashes on our roads. They often occur at intersections, when one driver fails to yield the right of way to another driver who has the right of way.
All too often, these types of crashes are caused by drivers who are distracted, impaired, or simply not paying attention. And all too often, they result in serious injuries or even death. If you or a loved one has been involved in a car crash caused by a driver who pulled out into your path, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages.
A Dresden car accident lawyer can help you understand your rights and options and fight for the compensation you deserve. Following your accident, you may be able to recover financial compensation to cover your medical expenses, repairs for your vehicle, and various other costs and losses that you face.
After being hurt in a car accident, it is important that you contact our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. We have successfully handled thousands of personal injury claims and recovered more than $500 million for our clients. Our consultation is free, and we will fight diligently to get you the compensation you deserve. Schedule a consultation by reaching out to our personal injury law firm today at 816-888-8888.
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