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Fredericktown, MD – Woman Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 72

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Fredericktown, MD (June 13, 2022) – One woman was left injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Madison County. Just before 1:15 p.m., on June 10, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a collision took place on Highway 72.

Reports provided by authorities show that a rear-end collision between a 2010 Ford F1 50 pickup truck and a 2017 GMC terrain occurred on Highway 72 just 8 miles west of Fredericktown. The GMC sustained extensive damage and had to be towed from the scene.

The driver of the GMC, 77-year-old Ella Bruton, sustained injuries in the accident. She was transported to Madison Medical Center and Fredericktown, Missouri for further medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Ella Bruton at this time. We hope for her full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Fredericktown, MD – Woman Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 72Motor vehicle accidents take place far too often in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people are left with serious injuries as a result of accidents in our state every year. Rear-end collisions are one type of crash that continues to cause harm to a lot of people on our roadways. In fact, reports provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that approximately 29% of all car accidents nationwide are rear-ended collisions.

This type of accident is more likely to cause significant injuries to those involved. Many people who are involved in these accidents suffer from whiplash and other neck and soft tissue injuries. However, there are several instances where people are hospitalized with significant injuries that require emergency and ongoing care.

When people suffer injuries as a result of motor vehicle accidents, they often have legal options available to help them move forward. It is important that victims reach out to a Fredericktown car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Working with a knowledgeable legal team will ensure you are able to get the money you need to cover the costs you face moving forward.

Our Fredericktown personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping victims protect their legal rights. Since 1993, David Peterson has been helping victims across the state get justice after their accidents. Our law firm has helped thousands of victims collect more than $500 million for their personal injury cases. Our lawyers are fully dedicated to helping each victim we represent get justice in holding the person who caused their injuries to account. Our legal team can help you get justice for your accident, so you are able to move forward in the best way possible.

Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm as soon as possible to schedule a free case evaluation. Our dedicated legal team can be reached by calling 816-888-8888. Contact our law firm today to get started.

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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.