Franklin, MO (December 1, 2022) – A traffic accident occurred in Franklin County on Wednesday evening that sent a woman from Bourbon, Missouri, to an area hospital with injuries. At around 5:30 p.m., on November 30, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a traffic accident on Missouri State Route 47.
According to law enforcement, a 2012 Dodge charger crashed into the rear of a 2015 Buick enclave while traveling on Missouri State Route 47 near Forest Hills Drive. Both vehicles suffered severe damage due to the accident.
A 46-year-old woman involved in the accident, identified as Emily Eaton, suffered injuries. She was transported back to Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri, by Union Ambulance District.
The police department is investigating the accident.
We help Emily Eaton recovers quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every day, people across the state of Missouri have their lives completely interrupted by motor vehicle crashes. We see thousands of people hospitalized every month with significant injuries that require extensive medical treatment. There are countless cases where people are left with broken bones, internal organ injuries, and other severe injuries that require medical care.
Many accidents that take place in the state of Missouri are a result of negligence. Some of the leading causes of auto collisions across our state include:
- Distraction (cell phone use, passengers in the car, etc.)
- Impaired driving (due to alcohol, drugs, fatigue, etc.)
- Weather conditions (slippery roads, visibility issues, etc.)
- Failing to yield the right of way
- Running red lights or stop signs
- Making illegal turns
If you have been hurt in a car accident, it is important to act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contacting a Franklin car accident lawyer as soon as possible after the accident can help ensure that you receive the compensation you need and deserve.
. Following an auto accident, you may be able to recover financial compensation to alleviate your medical expenses, lost wages, in a variety of other damages that you face moving forward. A car accident can be a traumatic experience, and dealing with the aftermath can be overwhelming. An experienced car accident lawyer can handle all of the details of your case, so you can focus on recovery
If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, please don’t hesitate to contact our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C., at 816-888-8888. We have a team of experienced attorneys who are dedicated to helping accident victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve. We offer free initial consultations, so please call us today to schedule yours.
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