Franklin, MO (July 4, 2022) – One woman was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries following a crash that took place in Franklin County on Friday evening. Just after 7 p.m., on July 1, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a crash that occurred on Highway 47.
Reports provided show that a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu was traveling westbound on project road. As the vehicle approached the intersection of Highway 47, it became involved in a collision with a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta. Both vehicles were totaled as a result of the accident.
A passenger in the Chevrolet, 20-year-old Emma Weigle, sustained injuries in the accident. She was transported by St. Clair ambulance district to Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Emma Weigle at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Automobile accidents in Missouri send thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries every month. In some cases, victims suffer from severe injuries that demand emergency surgery and ongoing treatment. Unfortunately, no amount of medical care can guarantee that a person will make a full recovery from their injuries.
Although most drivers are careful and considerate while traveling along our roadways, we see a significant number of people who suffer severe injuries in accidents due to the negligence of others. When drivers are speeding, impaired by drugs or alcohol, or engaging in other reckless actions while behind the wheel, they place the lives of others sharing the road at risk.
If you have been injured due to a motor vehicle collision, have legal options available to help you move forward. Working with a car accident lawyer in Missouri can make a big difference in your chances of recovering.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents due to the negligence of others. Over the years, we have helped thousands of victims secure more than $500 million collectively for their personal injury cases. We will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to get the maximum amounts of compensation available to cover the damages you face moving forward.
If you suffered injuries due to a traffic collision, you must reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm right away to get started on your case. By calling 816-888-8888, we can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and the legal options available for you. Our lawyers will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to get justice. Contact our law firm today.
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