Butler, MO (February 1, 2022) – On January 31, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a traffic-related incident on US Highway 160.
Reports from MSHP Trooper E M Westmoreland show that a 2014 Toyota Corolla pulled into the path of a 2018 Cadillac XTS on US Highway 160 near Highway C. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
The driver of the Cadillac, 74-year-old Linda French, was injured in the accident. French was transported by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for care.
At this time, investigations surrounding the cause of the crash are underway.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of motorists are involved in collisions throughout the state of Missouri each year. Although not all accidents end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents do force victims into area hospitals. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
Victims involved in auto wrecks are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment and vehicle repairs while going without wages from work. Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous people hurt in crashes are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after.
When victims are injured in crashes resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Butler can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
Butler Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Butler personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping victims get the justice they deserve after their accidents. Our team provides an array of services to victims to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice. We help our clients get the compensation they need to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward after being injured in a crash.
Our lawyers are committed to providing each client we represent the most aggressive and competent legal guidance to ensure they are able to get justice. We stop at nothing to ensure our clients are able to maximize their recovery following their accidents. Our lawyers will go to the scene of your accident, gather evidence, and fight aggressively to ensure you are able to recover.
If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri as soon as possible. By calling 816-888-8888 you can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience with our team to explore legal options available to help you recover.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.