Nemo, MO (December 9, 2022) – Authorities in Hickory County responded to the scene of a traffic accident that left one man injured. The crash was reported at around 1:20 p.m. on December 8.
According to reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2007 Ford Econoline failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 64 and Route D in Nemo. As a result, the vehicle collided with a 2019 Jeep Cherokee and a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado.
The driver of the Jeep, 82-year-old Frank Groshong of Pittsburg, Missouri, was injured. He was transported to citizens Memorial Hospital in Boulevard, Missouri, where he was treated for his injuries.
Missouri State Highway Patrol is actively investigating the collision.
We hope Frank Groshong is able to recover quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
A vehicle wreck can have an immediate and overwhelming impact on your life. Regrettably, thousands of accidents occur and the state of Missouri that result in significant injuries for those involved. Unfortunately, intersection accidents take place far too often in many cases, these accidents involve drivers who run through stop signs.
There are a number of reasons why drivers may choose to run stop signs at intersections. Often, it is simply because they are in a hurry and want to get through the intersection as quickly as possible. Other times, it may be because the driver is not paying attention or is distracted. Whatever the reason, running a stop sign is always dangerous and can have devastating consequences.
We see countless people left with traumatic brain injuries, severe compound fractures, and even internal organ injuries as a result of these accidents each year. The unfortunate truth is that innocent people are forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences of negligent drivers far too often. Many victims have to go through extensive medical treatment for their injuries, which can last for months in some instances.
If you have been involved in an accident with a driver who ran a stop sign, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages. A skilled and fearless Nemo car accident lawyer can help you understand your legal rights and options and fight for the maximum compensation you deserve. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may be able to recover compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and more.
If you have been injured in an accident, we want to help. Our personal injury lawyers have handled thousands of successful claims and recovered more than $500 million for our clients. Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. knows what it takes to win, and we’re ready to fight for you. Schedule a free consultation with us today by calling 816-888-8888.
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