Jefferson, MO (June 6, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Jefferson area ended in injuries. At around 5:50 p.m., on June 3, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on Route M.
According to reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2006 Buick Rendezvous collided with a 1996 Ford Explorer on the westbound side of Route M just west of US Highway 61. The impact of the crash caused the Buick to continue eastbound where it collided with a 2019 Ford Mustang.
Two people involved in the accident were injured. EMS rendered aid to 67-year-old Charles Ortmann before transporting him to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis for care. A second victim, identified as a nine-year-old male, was transported to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital by Rock Township Ambulance District.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Charles Ortmann and the young child who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Automobile collisions in the state of Missouri leave more than 60,000 people injured every year. Quite often, these crashes are caused by drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. In our state, some of the most common causes of collisions include drivers who are distracted, impaired by drugs or alcohol, and speeding.
When people engage in these and other acts of negligence, they place the lives of other people sharing the road at risk. Unfortunately, many innocent people suffer severe injuries due to the negligence of others. We see countless victims left with traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and other severe injuries due to auto accidents in our state. Countless victims have to go through emergency surgery has been weeks in recovery.
If you have been injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. Working with a car accident lawyer in Jefferson can make a significant difference when it comes to your chances of getting justice.
Our Jefferson personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience providing aggressive and trusted representation for victims across the state who have been injured in accidents. Our lawyers can help you secure full and timely compensation to cover the damages you face as a result of your accident. Our lawyers will help you get the money you need for medical expenses, vehicle repair costs, and more.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, our lawyers are here to help you get justice. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm right away to get started on your case. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience.
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