Savannah, MO (June 20, 2022) – An auto accident reported in Andrew County left one woman injured. Just after 5:10 p.m., on June 16, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto wreck on County Road 321.
Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol indicate that a 2019 Jeep Wrangler and a John Deere 410R collided on County Road 321 just six miles east of Savannah. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
One person involved in the accident was injured. EMS rendered aid to 41-year-old Janelle Dewey on-site. She was then transported to Mosaic Life Care in St Joseph, Missouri for further care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Janelle Dewey at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
The unfortunate truth is that no matter how careful we are while operating our vehicles, we can never predict how others sharing the road are going to act. As a result, we continue to see countless people suffer life-altering injuries in crashes due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common causes of crashes that we see include drivers who:
- Are under the influence of alcohol
- Are distracted while operating their vehicles
- Traveling well above the posted speed limit
- Switching lanes in a reckless and dangerous manner
- Engaging in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles
When people engage in reckless, negligent, and malicious actions while operating their vehicles, they are less likely to maintain control. As a result, we continue to see crashes take place in our state every day. In fact, more than 60,000 people are hospitalized in the state of Missouri following automobile accidents each year. Roughly 90% of these accidents are a result of driver errors.
When people are injured in accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them recover. Seeking the assistance of a car accident lawyer in Missouri as soon as possible can provide you with the best chances of getting justice.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are truly committed to helping each client we work with protect their legal rights. Our lawyers will fight to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amount of compensation available for various damages you face. This includes:
- Medical expenses
- Long-term care costs
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Vehicle repairs
- Loss of consortium
- And more
If you have suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Our lawyers are able to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to meet with you and discuss your case. Contact our Missouri personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888.
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