Independence, MO (June 2, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Jackson County on Wednesday morning left one woman injured. Just before 6:20 a.m., on June 1, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 70.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 2008 Honda Civic improperly made a lane change while traveling on the westbound side of Interstate 70. As a result, the vehicle collided with a 2017 Toyota Camry and a 2020 Ram ProMaster near mile marker 26. The Honda and the RAM both suffered significant damage and had to be towed from the scene. MSHP and firefighters closed off a portion of the roadway as they work to clear the area and restore the flow of traffic.
One person involved in the accident was injured. The victim, 22-year-old Jade Brown, was transported by SNI Valley EMS to St. Mary’s Hospital for further evaluation.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Jade Brown at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
It is nearly impossible to prepare for the impacts of a motor vehicle accident. There is no way to tell how you will be affected. Unfortunately, we see many people suffer serious injuries that require emergency medical care. When people suffer from traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and other serious injuries, they are often rushed into area hospitals where they have to undergo emergency surgery. People who suffer these and other serious injuries often had to go through extensive treatment as well.
Although there are several medical treatments available to help victims with their injuries, they come with no guarantee of a full recovery. Many people are left permanently disabled following automobile accidents in our state every year. Being unable to work while dealing with towering financial consequences can be incredibly challenging.
For this reason, our state allows injured victims to pursue legal action against the person who caused the crash. Filing a personal injury lawsuit can help you secure financial compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and various other costs you face from your accident. Working with a car accident lawyer in Independence can provide you with the best chance of getting justice.
Our Independence personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience helping our clients protect their legal rights. We fight to ensure injured victims are able to get the maximum amount of compensation available for their lawsuits. We have helped thousands of people secure both six and seven-digit settlements and verdicts for their legal claims. We will help you collect the maximum amount of compensation available for you. Do not wait to protect your legal rights. It is crucial that you reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm right away to schedule a free case evaluation so we can get started on your claim. Contact our team today by calling 816-888-8888.
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