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Drexel, MO – Woman Injured in Auto Accident on Highway 18

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Drexel, MO (June 1, 2022) – One woman was left injured as a result of a two-vehicle accident that took place in Bates County on Tuesday morning, May 31. At around 10:50 a.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Highway 18.

Reports from authorities show that a collision between a 2019 Hino and a 2012 Ford fusion took place in the area of 13905 Highway 18 during the morning hours. According to reports, the Hino was making a left turn when it collided with the Ford. Both vehicles sustained significant damage and had to be towed from the scene.

The driver of the Ford, 85-year-old Anna Fink, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. Fink was transported by Bates County EMS to Cass regional Hospital for emergency medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation

Our thoughts are with Anna Fink at this time. We hope for her full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Drexel, MO – Woman Injured in Auto Accident on Highway 18Motor vehicle accidents take place for a variety of reasons in our state. We see many crashes take place at intersections. Some of the most common causes of intersection crashes include drivers who failed to yield the right of way to others, drivers who turn without looking for other motorists, and drivers who run red lights and pass stop signs. When people engage in these and other acts of negligence, they place the lives of other people sharing the road at risk.

Unfortunately, we see a significant number of people suffer from severe injuries due to the negligence of others. Many people suffer from traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and head and neck injuries. These and other serious injuries often require extensive medical care.

In some cases, victims may have legal options available to help them move forward. Should you be injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to a car accident lawyer in Drexel as soon as possible. A skilled legal team will be able to help you secure the financial compensation you need for medical expenses, lost earnings, vehicle repairs, and more.

For decades, the Drexel personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have fought to protect the legal rights of victims across the state. Our lawyers fearlessly fight to ensure our clients are able to get justice and collect the compensation that they need and deserve following their accidents. Our team is deeply committed to building the strongest case possible on behalf of each of our clients. We fight fearlessly to ensure our clients are able to hold the at-fault parties to account.

If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm right away. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.