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Springfield, MO – Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on US-160

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Springfield, MO (June 7, 2022) – A crash that took place in Greene County ended in injuries. At around 1:25 p.m., on June 6, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on US Highway 160.

Reports provided by authorities show that a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck and a 2022 Chevrolet trailblazer collided on US Highway 160 just 2 miles west of Springfield. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and had to be towed from the scene.

Two people in the Chevrolet suffered injuries as a result of the crash. EMS transported 33-year-old Rachel Saylor and a 9-year-old boy to Cox South Hospital for further medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Rachel Saylor and the child injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Springfield, MO – Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on US-160Vehicle collisions in the state of Missouri leave more than 65,000 people injured every year. Quite often, these crashes are entirely preventable. However, we see a significant number of innocent people suffer severe injuries due to the negligence of other drivers.

Some of the most common causes of traffic incidents in our state include:

  • motorists who are impaired by alcohol
  • motorists who are under the influence of drugs
  • drivers who are speeding or traveling too fast for road conditions
  • drivers who fail to yield to others at intersections and while changing lanes
  • drivers who are distracted by their cell phones and other objects

When people engage in these and other reckless actions, they place the lives of other drivers sharing the road at risk. Unfortunately, many people suffer significant injuries that demand emergency medical care. Some of the most common injuries victims suffer from include broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Any type of severe injury can demand emergency medical treatment and long-term care. Unfortunately, many people had to spend tens of thousands of dollars to cover the cost of treatment.

If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, 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. Working with a car accident lawyer in Springfield can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice.

Our Springfield personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our lawyers can help you secure the maximum amount of compensation available for medical expenses, lost earnings, and more. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm right away by calling 816-888-8888.

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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.