Lanagan, MO (June 21, 2022) – An auto accident reported in McDonald County ended in injuries. At around 10:50 a.m., on June 18, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a crash on Route EE.
Reports from authorities show that a 2014 Chrysler 300 and a 2012 Dodge pickup truck collided on Route EE just outside of Lanagan during the morning hours. The Chrysler had to be towed from the scene as a result of the accident.
One person involved in the crash was injured. The victim, 32-year-old Diego Martinez-Flores, was transported by ambulance to Grove Memorial Hospital in Grove, Oklahoma for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Diego Martinez-Flores at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
It is nearly impossible to predict the way a motor vehicle accident will impact your life. Unfortunately, more than 5000 people are injured in our state each month due to auto collisions. Dealing with painful injuries is just half of the battle. The mental and emotional consequences of crashes can be devastating. The financial consequences just make moving forward even more difficult. Many people face tens of thousands of dollars in medical expenses within the first months of being harmed.
Although most drivers are careful and considerate while traveling along our roadways, we continue to see a significant number of people suffer severe injuries due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common causes of crashes in Missouri include:
- Drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who are distracted by cell phones, food, and other people or objects
- Drivers who are speeding
- Drivers who switch lanes without looking
- Drivers who fail to yield the right-of-way
If you are injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is important that you seek legal guidance from a car accident lawyer in Lanagan right away.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are deeply committed to providing fearless and knowledgeable legal representation to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amount of compensation available for your lawsuit. Our team will fight diligently to ensure you are able to hold the person who caused your injuries to account and secure the compensation you need to move forward. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience. Our team can schedule a free case evaluation to discuss your accident and all of the legal options available to help you move forward.
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