Portageville, MO (July 23, 2022) – One woman was flown to Regional One Health in Memphis, Tennessee, following a major motor vehicle accident in New Madrid County. At around 9:45 p.m., on July 20, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was summoned to the site of the crash that occurred on US Highway 162.
Reports indicate that a 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage pulled out into the path of a 2012 Ford fusion on US Highway 162 at the intersection of Route TT, just five miles east of Portageville, Missouri. Both vehicles were totaled due to the crash.
Three people involved in the crash, 27-year-old Jameka Smith, 23-year-old Alvin Johnson, and a six-year-old male, were all injured in the crash. Johnson and the young child were both transported by ambulance to St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau for the treatment of injuries.
Smith was airlifted by helicopter and flown to Regional One Health in Memphis for emergency treatment.
The crash is under investigation at this time by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts are with Jameka Smith, Alvin Johnson, and the child injured in this crash.
Car Accidents in Missouri
A motor vehicle accident is a very serious life event. Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can set you back financially, result in significant physical injuries, and leave you completely devastated.
Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents result in more than $1 trillion in loss of life and productivity every year in the United States. When people are involved in motor vehicle accidents, they often have their lives disrupted significantly.
Having to recover from painful physical injuries and overwhelming economic damages can be quite challenging. For this reason, victims should reach out to a car accident lawyer in Portageville right away following their accidents. Our skilled legal team will be able to help you get the money that you need to cover the losses resulting from your crash. We will help you alleviate the stress associated with the recovery process so you can focus on overcoming your painful injuries.
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