Kansas City, MO (January 7, 2022) – Three people were left with injuries following a motor vehicle accident in Platte County on Thursday morning. Just after 10:20 a.m., on January 6, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Highway 152.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a rear-end collision involving a 2016 Ram and a 2017 Mercedes occurred on Highway 152 in the area near Northwest Hampton Road. The crash caused some delays throughout the area as emergency crews worked to clear the roadway.
EMS transported 48-year-old Kelly Rottinghaus, 51-year-old Gary Karnes, and 61-year-old Buddy Ewing to Liberty Hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Kelly Rottinghaus, Gary Karnes, and Buddy Ewing at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Car accidents throughout the state of Missouri send thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries. Although some of these collisions are unavoidable, we continue to see numerous people sustain life-changing injuries as a result of the negligent or reckless actions of others.
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. When victims are harmed in accidents as a result of other motorists, our state allows them to file legal claims against wrongdoers to recover compensation for the financial burdens they endure. Victims can benefit immensely by consulting with a car accident attorney in Kansas City who is well-versed in personal injury laws in our state.
Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Kansas City 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. Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and effort on helping victims maximize their recoveries. We provide each client with an array of services to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice. 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
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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