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Saint Joseph, MO – Zachariah Smith & Gabriela Mauricio Injured in Truck Crash on I-29 near US-36

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Saint Joseph, MO (January 12, 2022) – Two people were left with injuries following a motor vehicle accident in Buchanan County on Tuesday morning, January 11. At around 7:15 a.m., authorities were requested on-site at a crash on Interstate 29.

Reports from authorities show that a 2006 Lincoln Mark LT was entering Interstate 29 from US Highway 36 eastbound. As the 2013 Peterbilt 386 and 2012 Chevrolet Equinox were traveling north on Interstate 29, the driver of Chevrolet attempted to overtake the Peterbilt by entering the passing lanes. The driver of the Lincoln then lost control of their vehicle. As the driver of the Peterbilt attempted to avoid the collision, it began to skid, resulting in it striking the driver’s bedside of the Lincoln. The impact of the crash then caused the Lincoln to rotate and crash into the Chevrolet.

Two people involved in the crash were injured. Both 26-year-old Zachariah Smith and 20-year-old Gabriela Mauricio were transported to Mosaic Life Care for the treatment of injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Zachariah Smith and Gabriela Mauricio at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Every year, tens of thousands of victims in Missouri are left with injuries as a result of motor vehicle accidents. These crashes are often unpredictable. However, the consequences can have a negative impact on the physical, emotional, mental, and financial well-being of those involved.

Although no two crashes are exactly alike, we see many similarities when it comes to the consequences they have. In many cases, victims are left with painful injuries that require both immediate and long-term care. Dealing with painful injuries while facing towering medical expenses, vehicle repair costs, and lost wages can be incredibly challenging. Not only do victims suffer, but their families are often forced to endure financial strains as well. 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 Saint Joseph 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.

Saint Joseph 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 Saint Joseph strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical care they need without worry.

We have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in recoveries by prevailing on thousands of claims over the years. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being hurt. Contact our Missouri accident lawyers by calling 1 (816) 683-3278 at your earliest convenience to see how our team can help you.

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.