Springfield, MO (July 7, 2022) – Authorities in Greene County were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident I sent one man to a local hospital with injuries. Just after 2:10 a.m., on July 5, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that acrostic place on Interstate 44.
Reports provided by local authorities show that a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire and a 2022 Kenworth tractor-trailer collided on the westbound side of Interstate 44, just 1.25 miles west of Springfield, Missouri. The Pontiac sustained significant damage as a result of the accident after traveling off the roadway and into the median.
The driver of the Pontiac, 30-year-old Allen Laurie, sustained injuries in the accident. He was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri for emergency medical treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Allen Laurie at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents take place at an alarming rate in the state of Missouri. These accidents tens of thousands of people with injuries every single year. Unfortunately, accidents that involve semi-trucks and large commercial vehicles are more likely to result in significant injuries for those involved.
Victims of truck accidents often suffer from traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and severe compound fractures. The size and weight of these vehicles mean that they are more likely to cause significant injuries to those involved.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to our truck accident lawyers in Springfield right away. Our lawyers are available to help you secure the maximum amount of financial compensation available for your lawsuits.
Our Springfield personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have suffered injuries and accidents due to the negligence of others. Over the years, we have helped countless people secure more than $500 million collectively for their personal injury lawsuits.
Our lawyers will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amount of financial compensation available to cover the damages that you face as a result of your accident. We will fight diligently to help you get the money you need for lost wages, medical expenses, vehicle repairs, and more.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. You can reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm today by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available for you. Contact telephone today to get started.
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