Cape Girardeau, MO (July 23, 2022) – A motor vehicle wreck reported in Cape Girardeau left two people injured on Thursday evening, July 21. At around 7 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a crash occurred on Highway 177.
Reports from MSHP CPL R W Eakins show that a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee failed to yield the right of way to a 2022 Honda Pilot on Highway 177 just two miles north of Cape Girardeau. As a result, the vehicles collided.
Two people involved in the crash suffered injuries. EMS treated 27-year-old Victoria Vines-Swain and 35-year-old Hallie Akin at the scene. The two victims were then transported to Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, for further care and evaluation.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.
Our thoughts are with Victoria Vines-Swain and Hallie Akin at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
The pain and suffering that can result from a motor vehicle accident can be significant. Many victims struggle with medical bills and the stress associated with the physical and emotional injuries. Victims often are unaware of legal options available to help them move forward. Fortunately, victims are able to pursue personal injury cases against the at-fault drivers to obtain compensation to help cover some of the financial burdens resulting from the crash.
After suffering serious injuries in a motor vehicle crash, you need a strong legal team by your side to help you recover the maximum amount of compensation available. A car accident lawyer in Cape Girardeau will be able to fight for you and demand full compensation to cover your pain and suffering, medical costs, and more.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you navigate the legal process. We will fight to ensure your rights are protected. Our team will help you recover damages from the responsible party, so you are able to get the medical treatment that you need to recover from your injuries.
At Peterson & Associates, P.C., you are truly more than just a case number. You are a victim that deserves justice and the best and most comprehensive legal representation possible. Our seasoned legal team will stand shoulder to shoulder with you until we are able to help you obtain a favorable outcome for your case.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers will not stop fighting until we are able to recover every single dollar that is owed to you. You can reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free consultation. Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to get started.
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