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Johnson, MO – Melissa Collins Injured in Car Crash on US-50 near MO-131

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Johnson, MO (June 24, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Johnson County left one woman injured. At around 5:39 a.m., on June 22, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on US Highway 50.

Reports from local authorities show that a 2003 Ford Taurus and a 1995 Honda Civic collided on the westbound side of US Highway 50 in the area near Missouri State Route 131. The impact of the crash caused the Ford to go off the right side of the roadway.

The driver of the Ford, 46-year-old Melissa Collins, sustained injuries in the crash. She was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center for further care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Melissa Collins at this time. We hope for her full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Johnson, MO – Melissa Collins Injured in Car Crash on US-50 near MO-131Each year, tens of thousands of people in our state are left with severe injuries due to motor vehicle accidents. Even though the vast majority of these accidents are completely preventable, we continue to see innocent people suffer severe injuries due to drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol, speeding, or engaging in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles.

If you have suffered serious injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. Working with a Johnson car accident lawyer can help to ensure you have the best chances of getting justice.

Our knowledgeable personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you build the strongest personal injury claim possible. Our team will be able to review the circumstances surrounding your crash. We will go to the scene of your accident to collect evidence. We will speak with witnesses and take testimony from them. We will get a copy of the police report, collect medical records for your injuries, and gather other pieces of evidence and information to help build the strongest case possible on your behalf.

Our knowledgeable legal team will then aggressively negotiate compensation on your behalf to ensure you get the money you need to cover the damages you face moving forward. Some of the damages we will help you seek fully and timely compensation for include:

  • Mental anguish
  • Long-term care costs
  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Vehicle repair expenses
  • And more

Taking legal action as soon as possible after your accident can help to ensure you are in the best position to get justice. You must reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm as soon as possible to get started. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888. We can meet with you for a free consultation to get started on your personal injury claim.

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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.