West Plains, MO (July 4, 2022) – Authorities were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Howell County that left one man injured. Around 545 p.m., on July 1, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a crash took place on Highway 17 that required assistance.
Reports provided by authorities indicate that a collision between a 1992 Chevrolet G10 and a second vehicle collided on Highway 17 just 3 miles south of West Plains, Missouri. The Chevrolet sustained extensive damage it had to be towed from the scene. The second vehicle involved in the accident fled the scene without stopping.
The driver of the Chevrolet, 69-year-old James Newnam, sustained injuries in the accident. He was transported to Ozark’s Health Care in West Plains, Missouri for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with James Newnam at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
It is nearly impossible to prepare for the impacts that a motor vehicle accident will have on your life. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people in our state are left with significant injuries following crashes every year. Victims who suffer from internal organ damage, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries often require emergency surgery and ongoing treatment. Having to go through months of therapy and rehabilitation can be mentally and physically exhausting. Additionally, it is quite costly as well.
If you have suffered injuries due to a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is important that you reach out to our car accident lawyer in West Plains as soon as possible. I knowledgeable legal team will be able to help you secure the money you need to cover the damages that you face as a result of your accident.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents through no fault of their own. Our lawyers can help you secure the maximum amount of financial compensation available for your lawsuit. We will take all of the legal work off of your hands so you are able to focus on recovering from your injuries without the worry. Our lawyers will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to get justice.
If you were hurt as a result of a traffic-related incident, it is important that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Our Missouri personal injury law firm is available by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available for you. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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