Monroe Township, MO (June 28, 2022) – An automobile accident reported in Lincoln County on Monday afternoon left one man injured. At around 1:55 p.m., on June 27, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Highway C.
Reports provided by authorities indicate that a collision between a 2010 Mitsubishi outlander and a second vehicle occurred on Highway C at the intersection of Highway OO. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage as a result of the accident and had to be towed from the scene. The driver of the second vehicle, 79-year-old Arvel Skaggs, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. He was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Lake St. Louis Hospital for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Arvel Skaggs at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, tens of thousands of people in Missouri are left with severe injuries as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Some of the most common injuries reported in auto collisions across our state include:
- spinal cord injuries that result in paralysis
- traumatic brain injuries that result in the loss of motor functions in memory problems
- broken bones that require surgery and casting
- back injuries that make it difficult to lift, stoop, and perform various tasks
- internal organ damage that requires immediate medical assistance
Suffering from any type of severe injury can quickly result in tens of thousands of dollars in medical expenses. Unfortunately, victims are often forced out of work and unable to cover the costs that they face. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to our car accident lawyers in Monroe Township as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you secure the financial compensation that you can use to cover the costs you face moving forward.
Our Monroe Township personal injury lawyers are Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents. Our lawyers can help you secure the maximum amount of compensation available to cover the damages you face.
Our lawyers will help you build the strongest personal injury case possible. We will prove your case and that the defendant is at fault. We will gather evidence from various sources and fight to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amounts of financial compensation available for radical expenses, vehicle repairs, and more. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm right away. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888. Contact our law firm today to get started on your case.
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