Shell Knob, MO (June 22, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Barry County ended in injuries. At around 9:50 p.m., on June 18, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a crash on Missouri State Highway 39.
Reports from authorities show that a crash between a 2015 BMW X5 and a 2012 Kia Optima occurred on Missouri State Highway 39 during the evening hours. Both vehicles were totaled as a result of the crash and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Kia, 19-year-old Haylie Rickard, sustained injuries in the crash. She was transported to Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Haylie Rickard at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents leave thousands of people injured every month in our state. The majority of these accidents are entirely preventable. We see many people suffer serious injuries and accidents due to the negligence of others. When drivers enter roadways while impaired, distracted, or engaging in other reckless actions, they place the lives of others sharing the road at risk.
Some of the most common types of accidents that we see in Missouri include:
- Rear-end collisions
- head-on collisions
- Sideswipe collisions
- Rollover accidents
- Multi-vehicle accidents
Unfortunately, any type of collision can have serious consequences for those involved. If you have suffered an injury as a result of an accident, you must reach out to a car accident lawyer in Shell Knob right away. You may have legal options available to help you move forward.
Our Shell Knob personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will fight diligently to ensure you are in the best position possible to protect your legal rights. Our lawyers will perform various services on your behalf to ensure you have the strongest claim possible, these services include:
- investigating your accident
- gathering evidence from the scene of the crash
- contacting police to obtain a copy of the police report surrounding your accident
- obtaining medical records to prove your injuries and the extent of treatment you require
- negotiating compensation on your behalf to ensure you are able to cover the damages you face
For decades, our team has helped thousands of people get justice after being harmed in accidents through no fault of their own. Our legal team is committed to fighting on behalf of injured parties to ensure they are able to get justice.
If you were injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm today at 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you at your earliest convenience for a free consultation to discuss your case in the legal options available for you.
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