Galena, MO (January 7, 2022) – An auto accident reported in Stone County left one man injured. Just after 10 a.m., on January 6, emergency crews were notified that a collision occurred on Missouri State Highway 413 that required assistance.
Reports show that a collision between a 2002 Ford pickup truck and a 2010 Nissan pickup truck occurred on the highway just 2.5 miles west of Galena. Both vehicles suffered extensive damage and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Ford, 61-year-old Michael Pickett, sustained moderate injuries. He was transported to Mercy Aurora for further care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Michael Pickett at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, more than 55,000 people are hurt in crashes throughout the state of Missouri. Here in Wilson Township, we see many victims hospitalized with injuries that impact their health and wellbeing. Broken arms, burn injuries, and evening internal organ damages are incredibly painful injuries. They are also very costly to treat.
In many instances, victims are left with severe injuries that drastically limit their abilities and require immediate and long-term care. Dealing with painful injuries is only made worse by the financial consequences that impact both victims and their families.
Following collisions, victims often face towering medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repair expenses. These and other financial burdens weigh down the mental and emotional health of victims who are simply trying to recover from painful injuries. Thankfully, there are instances where victims are able to recover compensation following their accidents.
If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A trusted Galena car accident lawyer can help you determine the best approach toward getting you justice. When victims are harmed as a result of negligent drivers, they are often able to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more.
Galena Personal Injury Lawyers
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you after you are hurt in a motor vehicle accident. We strive to help victims hold negligent parties accountable, and we fight tooth and nail to make sure our clients get justice. Our personal injury attorneys in Galena strive to help injured parties maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without worry. We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that people are forced to endure after being harmed in accidents.
If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Our team is available to help you move forward in the best way possible. With over $500 million in recovered damages, you can rest assured knowing your legal rights and best interests are protected with us. Contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys by calling (816)298-8708 to see how we can help you.
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