Edgar Springs, MO (December 10, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Phelps County that left one woman injured. The crash was reported at around 6:37 a.m. on December night.
According to law enforcement, a 2003 Dodge Neon traveled into the path of a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado on Highway 63 just three miles north of Edgar Springs, Missouri. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
One person involved in the accident, 51-year-old Gwendolyn Baker of Houston, Missouri, suffered injuries. Baker was transported by ambulance to Phelps Health Hospital in Rolla, Missouri, for emergency care.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is actively investigating the accident.
We hope Gwendolyn Baker is able to recover quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, crashes take place in the state of Missouri that result in severe injuries for those involved. We see many people left with severe injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries and broken bones, which require extensive medical care. Unfortunately, a fair portion of these accidents take place due to negligence.
Each year, many car accidents are caused by drivers who travel into the paths of other vehicles. These accidents can often be prevented if drivers would simply take the time to check their blind spots before changing lanes or merging. Other causes of vehicles traveling into the paths of others include driver distractions, drowsiness, and impairment.
If you have been involved in an accident caused by a driver who engaged in acts of negligence while operating the vehicle, you may be entitled to compensation. An experienced Edgar Springs car accident lawyer can help you understand your legal rights and options.
If you’re injured in an accident and are looking for a Missouri personal injury lawyer, consider contacting Peterson & Associates, P.C. as soon as possible. We have decades of experience and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients. We offer a free consultation to discuss your case and see if we can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call us today at 816-888-8888 to schedule your free consultation.
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