Jefferson, MO (December 8, 2022) – Emergency crews responded to the scene of a traffic accident that took place in Jefferson County that resulted in injuries for one man. On December 7, emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Missouri State Route 231.
According to authorities, at around 11:45 a.m., the driver of a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo failed to yield the right-of-way to a 2019 Ford Ecosport while turning into a private drive near Missouri State Route 231 and Orchard Drive. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
The driver of the Ford, 45-year-old Scott Acey of Arnold, Missouri, suffered injuries in the crash. Rock Township Ambulance District transported the man to Mercy Hospital South, where he underwent treatment for his injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.
We hope Scott Acey is able to recover quickly following this crash.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle wrecks occur daily in the state of Missouri that result in serious injuries. We see countless people hospitalize with trauma to the head, broken bones, and internal organ injuries as a result of their accidents. Regrettably, accidents at intersections are some of the most common here in the state of Missouri.
There are many common causes of crashes at intersections. Most often, these crashes are caused by drivers who fail to yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic or who run red lights or stop signs.
Other common causes of intersection crashes include:
- Distracted driving
- Impaired driving
- Aggressive driving
- Poor road conditions
- Inclement weather
These and other acts of negligence continue to cause harm to innocent drivers every day in our state. We see many people forced to undergo extensive medical care for the injuries that they have suffered. Unfortunately, medical care is extremely time-consuming and costly.
If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A car accident lawyer in Jefferson can help to ensure that you are able to get the money that you need to cover the damages you face.
At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our Missouri personal injury lawyers are here to help you get the compensation you deserve. Our lawyers have decades of experience helping Missourians get justice following vehicle collisions. We have helped our clients secure more than $500 million collectively for their lawsuits. We are committed to helping you get the maximum amount of financial compensation for your claim. We offer a free consultation so that you can learn more about your legal options and how we can help you. Contact us today at 816-888-8888 to schedule your free consultation.
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