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Sarcoxie, MO – Michael Williams Injured in Truck Crash on I-44

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Sarcoxie, MO (February 18, 2022) – At around 10:20 p.m., on February 15, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of an accident in Jasper County.

Reports from MSHP Trooper T.C. Smith show that a 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 and a tractor-trailer were involved in a collision on Interstate 44 just four miles west of Sarcoxie.

The driver of the Dodge, 62-year-old Michael Williams, sustained moderate injuries in the accident. Williams was transported to Mercy Hospital in Joplin for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Michael Williams at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Sarcoxie, MO – Michael Williams Injured in Truck Crash on I-44Reports provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that the state of Missouri ranks 19th out of all 50 states for the likelihood of people being involved in fatal collisions. Between 2012 and 2014, more than 2,300 people lost their lives in accidents throughout the state. Thousands more are left with life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment.

The time following a collision is full of uncertainty. In numerous cases, accident victims are left with serious injuries that demand medical attention both immediately and long-term. Being forced out of work to deal with these injuries can make it extremely challenging to cover the cost of care.

Not being able to work while being overwhelmed with tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills not only impacts victims but their families as well. It does not seem right that victims who are injured in accidents as a result of the actions of others are forced to spend substantial amounts of money on treatment. Rather than moving forward after an accident alone, victims should consult with a responsive car accident attorney in Sarcoxie who can help educate them with regards to legal options available and help them to exercise their rights and collect the compensation they need and deserve.

Sarcoxie Personal Injury Lawyers

Our Sarcoxie personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C., understand the mental and emotional challenges victims face after being harmed. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. Some of the ways we help our clients include:

  • Investigating their accident
  • Gathering evidence for them
  • Obtaining medical reports, vehicle repair statements, and police reports
  • Negotiating compensation with the insurance companies of at-fault parties
  • Providing responsive representation in court

Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and effort on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that people are forced to endure after being harmed in accidents. This knowledge and understanding motivate us to fight aggressively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident.

If you have been injured in a car accident and would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.