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Fortescue, MO – Two Injured in Auto Accident on US-159

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Fortescue, MO (January 9, 2022) – Two people were left injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the Fortescue area on Thursday evening, January 6. At around 4:30 p.m., authorities were requested on-site at a crash on US Highway 159.

Reports from local authorities show that a 2007 Ford and a 2016 Peterbilt tractor-trailer collided on US Highway 159 just four miles east of Fortescue during the early evening hours.

The crash left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.

Two people in the Ford were injured. A 12-year-old female was transported to Mosaic St Joseph for care. A second victim, 43-year-old Kylie Holman, was transported to the same hospital by LifeFlight helicopter.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Kylie Holman and the child injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Thousands of motorists are involved in collisions throughout the state of Missouri each year. Although not all accidents end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents do force victims into area hospitals. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment.

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 Fortescue can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.

Fortescue Personal Injury Lawyers

Our Fortescue personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping victims get the justice they deserve after their accidents. Our team provides an array of services to victims to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice.

We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that people are forced to endure after being harmed in accidents. This knowledge and understanding motivates us to fight aggressively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident.

Not only should victims recover full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we strive to help each of our clients gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.

If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle collision, and negligence played a role, you must act quickly. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to meet with our team of effective attorneys at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you recover from your accident and move forward. Do not wait. Contact our team today to get started.

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.