Jefferson, MO (January 4, 2022) – An auto accident reported in Jefferson County left one man injured. At around 8:30 a.m., on January 3, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Missouri State Route 21.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between a 2008 Jeep Wrangler and a 2009 Toyota Sienna occurred on the northbound ramp from Missouri State Route 21 onto Missouri State Route 141.
One person involved in the crash was injured. The victim, 23-year-old Austin Heflin, was transported to Mercy Hospital South for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Austin Heflin at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, automobile accidents in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured. In many cases, victims are harmed in crashes due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common factors contributing to auto accidents in our state include:
- Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Driving while distracted by phones and other objects or people
- Failing to yield the right of way to others
Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous victims are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after. When victims are injured in accidents 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 Jefferson can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
Jefferson Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Jefferson personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. understand the mental and emotional challenges victims face after being harmed. 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.
The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. Our lawyers put together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to sure we are in the best position possible to help victims recover the compensation they need to cover various financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident.
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. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to see how our team can help you.
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