Fredericktown, MO (July 29, 2022) – Multiple victims were hospitalized with significant injuries following a Madison County crash on Wednesday evening. At around 7:05 p.m., on July 27, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were dispatched to a crash that occurred on Missouri State Route 72.
Reports from authorities show that 44-year-old Baralome Quintas Salinas was driving a 2005 Chevrolet van on Missouri State Route 72 and became involved in a collision just 4 miles east of Fredericktown, Missouri. As a result of the crash, the van went off the roadway and struck a tree.
Several people inside the van suffered significant injuries. Five ambulances were requested at the scene to transport injured victims to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. These five victims were identified as 22-year-old Uriel Quintas, 26-year-old Rafael Zarate Alavez, 30-year-old Miguel Mellado Romro, Gesus Hernandez, and Quintas Salinas.
The sixth victim, 28-year-old Irwin Peralta, suffered serious injuries in the crash Peralta was transported by air ambulance to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis for emergency medical care.
This Van crash remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at this time.
Our thoughts are with Irwin Peralta, Rafael Zarate Alavez, Miguel Mellado Romro, Gesus Hernandez, Baralome Quintas Salinas, and Uriel Quintas at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Being harmed as a result of an automobile accident can instantly change your life. Having to deal with painful injuries and a lengthy recovery process can be exhausting. Unfortunately, we see tens of thousands of people hospitalized annually in Missouri following crashes.
There are many accidents that take place as a result of negligence. Drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol while behind the wheel, distracted by their cell phones or eating or another person, and those who are speeding continue to be leading factors in crashes across their state every day. Unfortunately, many people are harmed as a result of negligence.
Following a motor vehicle accident, injured parties may be entitled to compensation. Pursuing a personal injury case following your crash can help you get the money that you need for medical costs and a variety of other losses resulting from your crash. A car accident lawyer in Fredericktown will be able to help you pursue legal action following your accident.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are committed to helping each of our clients get justice. Our team will pursue a personal injury case on your behalf and fight to get you the compensation you need. Our team will conduct a thorough investigation into your crash. We will identify everything that is the cause of your accident and all of the at-fault parties. Our team will take legal action against them to ensure you are able to get justice.
We will help you get the money you need and deserve moving forward. Schedule a consultation at our Missouri personal injury law firm today by calling 816-888-8888. Our team can get started on your case today.
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