Pulaski County, MO (December 7, 2022) – Authorities in Pulaski County responded to a traffic accident that took place on Tuesday evening that left 40-year-old Teresa Speer of Richland, Missouri, injured. At around 5:35 p.m., on December 6, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Spring Road.
According to law enforcement, a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck was traveling on Spring Road when the vehicle crossed over the center line of travel in struck a 2011 Ford F1 50 pickup truck just two miles south of Highway AB.
The driver of the Ford, identified as Speer, suffered significant injuries due to the crash. She was transported to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon, Missouri, by Pulaski County EMS.
The incident remains under investigation.
We hope Teresa Speer recovers quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, a significant number of people are left with serious injuries as a result of traffic accidents that take place in our state. Unfortunately, we see many people harmed as a result of negligent drivers. Many accidents take place as a result of drivers who travel across the centerline of the roadway.
Regrettably, there are countless reasons why motorists drive their vehicles across the centerline and into oncoming traffic. Some common causes include:
- Distracted driving, such as texting or talking on the phone
- Fatigued driving
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Inexperienced drivers
Car accidents caused by drivers who cross over the center divider can be devastating. They often result in head-on collisions, which can be fatal. If you are involved in a traffic incident with a driver who crossed over the center of the roadway, it is important to seek legal help. A Pulaski County car accident lawyer can help you receive compensation for your injuries and damages.
If another person’s negligence caused your accident to take place, you may be able to seek compensation for the damages that you face resulting from your accident. This includes compensation to cover medical expenses that you face for your injuries, lost wages that you have endured from taking time off work, compensation to replace or repair your vehicle, and more.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you get justice following your crash. Our skilled and fearless personal injury lawyers will help you investigate the accident and identify who is at fault. Our team will take an aggressive approach toward helping you seek the maximum compensation possible. We will fight for fair compensation to make sure you have the money that you need throughout your recovery process and beyond. Schedule a consultation with our personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888.
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