Green Ridge, MO (June 12, 2022) – Several people were left injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Pettis County, according to reports. At around 12:20 p.m., on June 9, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Highway 52.
Reports provided by local authorities indicate that a white 2012 Chrysler Town and Country and a white 2016 Ford F450 collided on Highway 52 at the intersection of Route E. Both vehicles sustained significant damage and had to be towed from the scene.
A total of four people involved in the accident were injured. Medical personnel rendered aid to the victims at the scene. The victims were identified as 29-year-old Shelby Slaghter and three juvenile males, ages 4, 5, and less than a year. The four victims were transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by Pettis County EMS.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
I thought there was Shelby Slaghter and the three children who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents leave thousands of people injured every week. Unfortunately, these crashes often leave victims with injuries that demand emergency medical care. We see a significant number of people suffer spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and internal organ damage.
No matter how careful you are while traveling along our state’s roadways, you cannot predict how other drivers sharing the road are going to act. As a result, we see a significant number of innocent people suffer severe injuries due to negligent drivers. It is all too common for victims to be hurt in crashes caused by drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol, speeding, or engaging in other reckless and negligent actions.
If you are injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another driver, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Green Ridge right away to protect your legal rights. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may be entitled to compensation that you can use to cover the costs you face moving forward.
Our Green Ridge personal injury lawyers are Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping clients get justice. Our lawyers can investigate your accident and identify all those at fault. We will build a strong legal claim on your behalf insight to help you get the compensation you need to cover the damages you face moving forward.
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 at 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you to discuss your case and the legal options available to help you move forward.
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