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Joplin, MO – Two Injured in Truck Crash on MO-86 Just Outside of Joplin

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Joplin, MO (July 15, 2022) – A crash reported just outside of the city of Joplin in Newton County left two people injured. At around 9:35 a.m., on July 14, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on Missouri State Route 86.

Preliminary investigations provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 1984 Freightliner crashed into the rear of a 2700 Ridgeline. The impact of the crash caused the Honda to crash into a 2014 Chevrolet Impala.

The incident blocked the roadway, just 3 miles south of the city of Joplin. Emergency crews closed off a portion of the roadway as they worked to provide assistance to victims.

EMS rendered aid to 40-year-old Dusty Willcoxon and 61-year-old Teresa Self at the scene. The victims were then transported to Grove Memorial Hospital in Grove, Oklahoma for further treatment.

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

Our thoughts are with Dusty Willcoxon and Teresa Self at this time. We hope for their full and timely recovery.

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Joplin, MO – Two Injured in Truck Crash on MO-86 Just Outside of JoplinTruck accidents often send victims to area hospitals with significant injuries. When truck drivers become distracted or drowsy, or they are engaging in other reckless actions, it is likely that a motor vehicle accident will ensue. Unfortunately, thousands of innocent people are harmed as a result of truck accidents each year.

Here in Missouri, we see many people hospitalized with significant injuries that demand both immediate and long-term treatment. Dealing with the impacts of a truck accident can be quite challenging for victims and their families. In some cases, victims have legal options available to help them secure financial compensation that can be used to help them alleviate the costs of their recovery and more. A truck accident lawyer in Joplin can make a big difference when it comes to your chances of getting justice following your crash.

Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are deeply dedicated to our clients. Our determination to seek justice has led our firm to some record-setting victories for our clients. We have helped multiple victims secure seven-and eight-figure settlements and verdicts to help cover the damages that they face resulting from their accidents.

Since the 1980s, people have turned to our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. for fearless and trusted legal representation. We have helped victims who have been injured in accidents due to the negligence of others secure the compensation they need to cover medical expenses and more. We have helped countless injury victims protect their legal rights. If you were hurt as a result of an accident, our law firm can help you get justice in hold the person who caused your injuries accountable. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team today.

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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.