Franklin, MO (January 5, 2022) – Two women were left with injuries as a result of a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County on Tuesday morning, January 4. At around 8:45 a.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Highway YY.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a collision between a 2015 Ford Explorer and a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze occurred on Highway YY just west of Highway 185. The incident left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Ford, 39-year-old Amanda Scott, and the passenger in the Chevrolet, 84-year-old Dorris Bade, were both injured. EMS transported the two victims to Mercy Washington for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Amanda Scott and Dorris Bade at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every day, motor vehicle accidents impact the lives of innocent people across our state. In countless instances, victims require emergency medical attention due to their injuries. Although most motorists are careful and are considerate of other motorists sharing the road, we see many accidents take place due to driver error. In fact, over 80% of collisions involve some form of negligence.
The time following a motor vehicle accident is full of uncertainty. In numerous cases, accident victims are left with severe physical 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. When victims are injured in accidents, those harmed are able to pursue legal actions to obtain compensation to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward.
When victims are harmed in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them recover. Seeking the guidance of a skilled Franklin car accident attorney can make a major difference in your ability to get justice following your accident. Our team will fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights and get you the compensation you need.
Franklin Personal Injury Lawyers
Our legal team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will guide you to ensure you understand the legal options available to you after being injured in a collision through no fault of your own. Our personal injury attorneys in Franklin strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical care they need without worry.
The financial impacts only make the process of recovering from injuries more challenging. Our team does not feel it is right to force victims to spend their own money on costs they face due to the negligence of another person. For this reason, we spend a significant amount of time assisting victims to maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it.
If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri as soon as possible. By calling 1 (816) 683-3278 you can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience with our team to explore the legal options available to help you recover.
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