Springfield, MO (January 1, 2022) – The passenger of a 2006 Ford Mustang was left seriously injured following a motor vehicle accident early Saturday morning in Greene County.
At around 2 a.m., on January 1, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Highway 413.
Preliminary investigations show that the Mustang was traveling on Highway 413 in the Springfield area when it became involved in a crash. The impact of the crash sent the car crashing into a guardrail. The vehicle then went off the road and struck a utility pole.
The passenger in the Ford, 23-year-old McKayla Johnson of Springfield, Missouri, was seriously injured. She was transported to Cox South Hospital of Springfield for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with McKayla Johnson at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, tens of thousands of people in Missouri are left with injuries following motor vehicle accidents. These accidents are often unpredictable. However, the consequences can have a negative impact on the mental, physical, and financial well-being of those involved.
Although no two accidents are 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.
When people suffer spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and even traumatic brain injuries, they often require long-term care as well. In some instances, victims may have legal options available to help them move forward. Following your accident, you can benefit greatly by reaching out to a Springfield car accident lawyer as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens you face.
A skilled legal team can review the circumstances surrounding your accident and fight to help you recover compensation that you can use to cover the economic and non-economic damages you face moving forward.
Springfield Personal Injury Lawyers
The Springfield personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help victims protect their legal rights after being hurt in crashes caused by reckless, negligent, and careless drivers. Our team works to educate each client we work with on their legal rights. We strive to help victims by utilizing proven strategies to ensure they are able to collect the maximum amount of compensation available for medical costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more.
Our law firm is dedicated to helping you maximize your recoveries after being hurt so you are able to move forward in the best position possible. Do not wait to protect your legal rights after being injured in an accident due to the negligence of another driver. 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 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience to see how our team can help you.
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