Jefferson, MO (June 11, 2022) – A traffic incident that occurred in Jefferson left two people injured. Just after 6:30 a.m., on June 8, emergency crews were dispatched to a crash that occurred on Route MM.
Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a collision between a 2013 Ford F-150 pickup truck and a 2020 Chevrolet Equinox occurred on the westbound side of Route MM just east of Duda Drive. The vehicle caused debris to travel across the roadway, striking a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze.
Two people involved in the accident were injured. EMS transported 47-year-old Kelly Courtwright and 67-year-old Michael Langendorf to Mercy Hospital South for further care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Kelly Courtwright and Michael Langendorf at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents in Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured every year. Unfortunately, the majority of these accidents are completely preventable. We see thousands of people hurt every month as a result of drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Some of the leading causes of collisions in our state include:
- drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol
- drivers who are distracted by their cell phones and other objects
- drivers who run red lights and pass stop signs
- drivers who fail to yield to others
- drivers who are speeding
Unfortunately, these and other acts of negligence can negatively affect the lives of those around them. We see many people suffer serious injuries as a result of motor vehicle accidents in our state. Some of the most common injuries that victims suffer from include:
- traumatic brain injuries
- spinal cord injuries
- broken bones
- internal organ damage
If you have suffered a serious injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. Reaching out to a car accident lawyer in Jefferson can make a significant difference when it comes to your chances of getting justice.
Our car accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping injured parties protect their legal rights. Our lawyers will help you build the strongest personal injury case possible. We will negotiate compensation on your behalf after building a strong case with adequate evidence to support your claim. We will prove your damages and demand that you are paid full and fairly for the costs and damages you face moving forward.
Our lawyers will help you get justice so you are better positioned to move forward after being hurt. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.
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