Gainesville, MO (June 6, 2022) – A teenager was left injured as a result of a two-vehicle accident in Ozark County on Friday afternoon. At around 330 p.m., on June 3, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a motor vehicle accident took place on Highway 160 that required assistance.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 2000 Suzuki and a 2020 Ford F150 pickup truck were involved in a collision on Highway 160 just three miles east of Gainesville. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage as a result of the accident.
The driver of the Suzuki, a 17-year-old male from Tecumseh, Missouri, sustained injuries in the accident. He was transported to Ozark Healthcare in West Plains Missouri for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Tens of thousands of people are left with serious injuries following automobile accidents in our state each year. Quite often, these crashes can be attributed to some type of negligence. We see many innocent people suffer severe injuries and accidents due to drivers who are speeding, impaired, or engaging in other reckless and negligent actions.
While sharing the roadway with negligent drivers, it can be nearly impossible to predict whether or not you will make it to your destination safely. Unfortunately, many people suffer from injuries that demand emergency medical care. Depending on the type and severity of injuries, a victim may require to go through therapy and rehabilitation for several months.
Dealing with the mental, physical, and financial impacts of accidents can be incredibly challenging. For this reason, it is important that injured victims reach out to a car accident lawyer in Gainesville right away. Injured parties may have legal options available to help them secure the financial compensation that they can use to cover the costs they face moving forward.
Our Gainesville personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of people who have been injured in accidents through no fault of their own. Our lawyers work diligently to ensure each client we represent is able to get justice. Our team can help you by conducting a thorough investigation into your accident.
We will gather evidence from various sources and build the strongest personal injury case imaginable. Our lawyers will handle all of the communication with the insurance company to ensure you are not being taken advantage of. We will negotiate compensation on your behalf to ensure you have the money you need to cover medical expenses, vehicle repair costs, and more.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm today by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available to help you move forward. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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