Mountain View, MO (July 6, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Howell County left two people with significant injuries. At around 3:45 p.m., on July 5, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Howell County Road 3770.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 2000 GMC pickup truck was traveling northbound on County Road 3770. At the same time, a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling southbound on the same roadway. For unknown reasons, the two vehicles collided head-on. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage and had to be towed from the scene.
Two people involved in the accident were injured. EMS rendered aid to 18-year-old Alaila Ard and 21-year-old Cherokee Hood at the scene. Hood was then transported to Ozark’s Healthcare in West Plains for emergency medical treatment of moderate injuries. Ard was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for the treatment of serious injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Alaila Ard and Cherokee Hood at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle collisions take place in the state of Missouri at an alarming rate. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people end up suffering injuries as a result of their accidents. Every day, we see people hospitalized with broken bones, internal organ damage, and other significant injuries that demand emergency medical treatment. Depending on the type and severity of injuries, many people had to go through months of therapy and rehabilitation, and rely on medical equipment.
Dealing with the financial burdens associated with motor vehicle accidents can be incredibly challenging. For this reason, it is important that injured parties reach out to a car accident lawyer in Mountain View right away. Victims may be able to recover the financial compensation that they need to cover the medical expenses that they face as a result of their accident. Working with a skilled and knowledgeable law firm can make a significant difference when it comes to your chances of getting justice.
Our Mountain View personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are fully committed to helping each of our clients get justice. We will build the strongest case possible on your behalf and fight to ensure the person who caused your injuries is held accountable. Our lawyers will investigate your accident and gather evidence on your behalf. We will obtain a copy of the police report, medical records, and statements pertaining to the costs to repair or replace your vehicle.
Our lawyers will handle all communication with the insurance company and aggressively negotiate compensation to ensure you get the money you need to move forward.
If you have suffered injuries due to a motor vehicle accident, you must take legal action right away. It is crucial that you reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888. Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case. We can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to get started.
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