Purdy, MO (July 21, 2022) – Two victims were transported to area hospitals following a crash that occurred in Berry County. At around 2:25 p.m., on July 18, officers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified that they were needed on-site at a collision that occurred on Highway 37.
Investigations show that a 2005 Kia Sorrento was traveling on Highway 37. As the vehicle slowed for traffic near Route B in the Purdy area, it was struck from behind by a 2000 Ford F150 pickup truck. Both vehicles suffered extensive damage as a result of the collision.
Two people involved in the crash, 38-year-old Daniel Bishop and 39-year-old Martha Garcia Romero, suffered significant injuries. Garcia Romero was transported to Cox Hospital in Monett, Missouri, for emergency treatment of moderate injuries. Bishop was transported to Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, for the treatment of serious injuries.
The crash is under investigation at this time by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts are with Martha Garcia Romero and Daniel Bishop at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Rear-end crashes can take place for a variety of reasons. The vast majority of these accidents are a result of driver negligence. When drivers are distracted behind the wheel, they are likely to strike vehicles in front of them. There are also many cases where rear-end collisions are a result of drivers who are speeding or traveling too close to the vehicles ahead.
When people engage in negligence, they directly place the lives of others nearby at risk. Suffering a significant injury due to a motor vehicle crash can completely change and disrupt your life. If you were hurt as a result of a motor vehicle crash, you must reach out to our Purdy car accident lawyers right away. Our team will be able to help you pursue a personal injury case to secure the money you need and deserve following your crash.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. understand how challenging it can be for injured victims to move forward after being hurt in accidents. Dealing with the life-changing consequences can seem nearly impossible. We know, we have helped thousands of people protect their legal rights and get justice following their accidents. Our lawyers are committed to helping you get the money you deserve and gain peace of mind following your crash.
We will help you move forward in the best position possible. We will help you get the money you need to get the medical care you require for your injuries, both immediate and long-term. We will help you get justice, so you are in a better position to move forward with your recovery process.
You can reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm to schedule a free consultation. Our team is available by calling 816-888-8888.
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