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Callaway, MO – Rita Pitt Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Route JJ near Oakcrest Lane

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Callaway, MO (July 26, 2022) – A woman was left with serious injuries following a pedestrian accident in Callaway County. At around 6:30 a.m., on July 25, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash that occurred on Route JJ.

Reports from MSHP trooper EC Penrod show that 66-year-old Rita Pitt was walking northbound on Route JJ. For unknown reasons, she was struck by a vehicle just north of Oakcrest Lane.

Pitt was seriously injured as a result of this accident. She was transported by ambulance to University Hospital, where she underwent emergency medical treatment.

The crash is under investigation at this time by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

We hope Rita Pitt recovers quickly and fully from her injuries.

Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri

Callaway, MO – Rita Pitt Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Route JJ near Oakcrest LanePedestrian wrecks in the United States take the lives of thousands of people each year. Here in Missouri, we see many people harmed as a result of negligent drivers. Some common causes of pedestrian crashes include:

  • Speeding motorists
  • Motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians at crosswalks
  • Drivers who turn at intersections without checking for pedestrians
  • Passing through stop signs at intersections when pedestrians are crossing

Pedestrians are likely to suffer from severe injuries in crashes. This is due to the fact that they have no protection during accidents. They are entirely vulnerable to the impact of motor vehicles. As a result, we see countless pedestrians left with severely broken bones and other significant injuries. Victims who are harmed in pedestrian accidents are likely to be left permanently disabled after crashes. The impacts of these unpredictable crashes are not only immediate but lasting.

When innocent victims are hurt in pedestrian accidents, a personal injury lawyer in Callaway can help them pursue legal actions against negligent parties who caused them harm.

Our Callaway pedestrian accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have over three decades of experience helping injured people protect their legal rights following their accidents. Our lawyers can help you pursue a personal injury case against the person who caused you harm.

Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will identify the factors leading up to your accident. We will identify all parties who are accountable for your injuries and damages, and we will pursue legal action against them. Our team is committed to helping you seek full and timely compensation following your crash. Our lawyers are dedicated to taking the legal work off your hands so you can focus on overcoming your injuries.

You can reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm today by calling 816-888-8888. Our team is available to take your call to get started.

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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.