Hannibal, MO (June 18, 2022) – A crash occurred in Marion County that left two men with significant injuries. At around 3:45 p.m., on June 14, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a crash on US Highway 61.
Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a collision between a 2007 Ford E-450 box truck and a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer occurred on US Highway 61 just three miles west of Hannibal. The incident caused significant delays in the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
Both vehicles were totaled in the crash and had to be towed from the scene.
Two men involved in the crash, 36-year-old George Mulhollen and 73-year-old Raymond Gearhart, were injured. Mulhollen was transported to Hannibal Regional Hospital for emergency medical care. The second victim, 73-year-old Raymond Gearhart, was transported to University Hospital by Survival Flight.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with George Mulhollen and Raymond Gearhart at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured every year. Unfortunately, many crashes can be attributed to some form of negligence. We see many people who are left with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and other severe injuries due to the negligence of others.
People often suffer these and other significant injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Quite often, victims are rushed from the scenes of their accident and admitted into area hospitals. Many people have to go through extensive medical treatment for their injuries, which can include therapy and rehabilitation.
When innocent people are injured in accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. Working with a car accident lawyer in Hannibal can provide you with the best chances of getting justice after your accident.
Our Hannibal personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have more than three decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents. Our lawyers will take an aggressive approach towards fighting to help you get justice. We will gather evidence from various sources, including the scene of the accident, witnesses, and experts who can re-create the accident, in order to build the strongest case possible on your behalf.
Our lawyers will aggressively negotiate compensation to ensure you are able to get the maximum amounts of money necessary for ethical expenses, repairs to your vehicle, and various other financial burdens you face as a result of your accident. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle collision, you must reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm right away. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888 to get started on your case. We can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and the legal options available to help you move forward. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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