Cooper, MO (June 20, 2022) – An auto accident reported in the Cooper area left one woman injured. At around 6:15 p.m., on June 16, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 70.
Reports from MSHP show that a 2021 Hyundai Sonata and a 2010 Toyota Rav4 collided on the eastbound side of Interstate 70 in the area near mile marker 102. The impact of the crash left both vehicles with extensive damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
EMS rendered aid to 57-year-old Kirsten Cordisco at the scene. She was then transported to University Hospital for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Kirsten Cordisco at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
More than 60,000 people are injured in motor vehicle accidents each year across our state. When innocent people are involved in motor vehicle collisions, they often suffer serious injuries that demand emergency medical care. Being rushed from the scene of the crash to an area hospital can be mentally and physically draining. Having to go through emergency surgery and remain hospitalized for several days can be challenging for injured parties.
In many cases, people suffer severe injuries and accidents due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common causes of crashes include:
- Drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who are distracted by their cell phones and other objects
- Drivers who fail to yield to other drivers sharing the road
- Drivers who run red lights and pass stop signs at intersection
When innocent people are injured in accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. It is crucial that injured parties reach out to a car accident lawyer in Missouri right away. Seeking the assistance of a knowledgeable legal team can ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience helping injured parties seek full and timely compensation after being injured in accidents through no fault of their own. We have helped thousands of people secure six and seven-digit verdicts for their lawsuits. Our law firm is committed to providing the strongest legal representation imaginable for each client we work with. We will provide you with the most aggressive and knowledgeable representation imaginable to ensure you are able to get justice for your injuries and the compensation you need for your damages. If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, contact our Missouri personal injury law firm today. Call now at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free case evaluation.
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