Blue Springs, MO (July 30, 2022) – A young teen was left injured following a motor vehicle accident in Jackson County. Just before 3:45 p.m., on July 29, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a crash took place on Interstate 70.
Police reports indicate that a white 2014 Nissan was traveling on the south side of Interstate 70. As the vehicle switched lanes, and collided with a 2014 Lexus near mile marker 17.6.
A female passenger inside the Lexus, identified as a 13-year-old female from St. Louis, Missouri, suffered injuries as a result of the crash. The young teen was transported to Children’s Mercy East for emergency medical care.
Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.
We hope the teen injured as a result of this accident recovers quickly and fully.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents leave countless victims injured every day in our state. In Missouri, people who are injured as a result of vehicle collisions are able to pursue personal injury claims against those at fault. In order to file a successful claim, a victim must be able to demonstrate the following:
- A motor vehicle was being operated at the time of the crash
- The defendant, his agent, employee, or servant was operating the vehicle at the time of the accident
- The vehicle was being operated in a negligent manner
- The negligent operator of the vehicle was the proximate and actual cause of the damages that you suffered from your crash
Proving these elements may seem straightforward and simple. However, insurance companies will do whatever they can to avoid paying you the money that you deserve for your crash. For this reason, many victims are wrongfully denied full compensation for their injuries and damages.
If you have been hurt in an accident, a Blue Springs car accident lawyer will be able to help you get the money that you need and deserve. It is important that you seek legal guidance right away following your crash.
For more than three decades, Peterson & Associates, P.C.’s lawyers have stood by the sides of victims who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents across Missouri. Our team is dedicated to helping injured parties seek compensation to help alleviate the costs resulting from their crashes. Our Missouri personal injury lawyers can help you get timely compensation to alleviate the costs you face from your crash.
Our lawyers will build the strongest case possible on your behalf and fight to get you justice. We will not let you be taken advantage of by self-serving insurance companies. Our team will demand that you are paid full compensation to help cover your losses.
We offer free initial consultations for our clients. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888 to schedule a consultation today.
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