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Franklin, MO – Six Injured in Auto Accident on US-50 near MO-185

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Franklin, MO (June 15, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Franklin sent several people to area hospitals with injuries. At around 1:10 p.m., on June 11, emergency crews were notified that a motor vehicle accident took place on US Highway 50.

Reports provided by Missouri State Highway Patrol indicate that a 2016 Chrysler Town and Country and a 2007 Hummer H3 collided on US 50 at the intersection of Missouri State Route 185. Both vehicles suffered damage as a result of the accident and had to be towed from the scene.

A total of six people inside the Chrysler were injured as a result of the accident. The victims were identified as an 11-year-old female, a 14-year-old male, a 17-year-old female, 19-year-old Jacqueline Diehl, 44-year-old Heather Diehl, and 47-year-old Brian Diehl.

All six victims were transported to Mercy Hospital in Washington for further treatment of injuries and evaluation.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Brian Diehl, Heather Diehl, Jacqueline Diehl, and the three juveniles who were injured as a result of this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Franklin, MO – Six Injured in Auto Accident on US-50 near MO-185Motor vehicle accidents take place far too often in our state. Unfortunately, many accidents and injuries to those involved. We see a significant number of people left with broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, internal organ damage, and other severe injuries as a result of their accidents.

Although the majority of people entering roadways do engage in safe driving practices, we continue to see many people suffer severe injuries due to the negligence of other drivers. Some of the leading causes of crashes that we see in our state include:

  • motorists who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • drivers who are speeding or traveling too fast for the weather conditions
  • motorists who are distracted by their cell phones and other objects
  • motorists who run red lights or pass stop signs at intersections

When drivers engage in reckless and negligent actions, they are likely to cause severe injury accidents for people sharing the road. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Franklin right away. You may have legal options available to help you move forward.

Our Franklin personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents due to the negligence of others.

Our lawyers will help you build the strongest personal injury case possible to ensure you are able to get justice. We will investigate your crash and gather adequate evidence from various sources. We will speak with law enforcement, obtain testimony from witnesses, and gather only the strongest evidence to prove your case and help you get justice.

It is important that you reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to get started. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888.

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.