Callaway, MO (July 7, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Callaway sent four people to area hospitals with injuries. At around 5:15 p.m., on July 6, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a crash that occurred on Route WW.
Reports provided by Missouri State Highway Patrol indicate that a collision between a 2001 Pontiac grain a.m. and a 2007 Jeep liberty occurred on Route WW just west of Route J. Both vehicles were totaled as a result of the accident and had to be towed from the scene.
A total of four people involved in the accident were injured. EMS rendered aid to 19-year-old Sierra Merritt, 18-year-old Erynn Knight, a 16-year-old female, and a 6-year-old female at the scene. All four victims were then transported to Missouri University Hospital by Callaway County EMS for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Sierra Merritt, Erynn Knight, and the two juveniles injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, tens of thousands of people are hospitalized with injuries as a result of motor vehicle accidents in our state. We see many accidents take place due to drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol, speeding, or engaging in other reckless actions while behind the wheel leave others sharing the road at risk.
Unfortunately, many people involved in accidents are left with traumatic brain injuries, severe compound fractures, and other injuries that demand emergency medical treatment. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Callaway as soon as possible.
Our Callaway personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have suffered injuries and accidents due to the negligence of drivers. Our lawyers are deeply committed to providing the most fearless and knowledgeable representation to every client we work with. Our lawyers will handle communication with the insurance company to ensure you are not taken advantage of.
We will investigate your accident and gather evidence from various sources. We will cease speak with witnesses and obtain testimony from them, we will obtain a copy of the police report and medical records. Our lawyers will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amounts of compensation available to cover the damages that you face as a result of your accident.
If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. You can contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation. By calling 816-888-8888, we can meet with you to discuss your accident in the legal options available to help you move forward and get justice. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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