Wappapello, MO (June 15, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Wayne County sent one woman to a local hospital with serious injuries. At around 1:18 p.m., on June 10, emergency crews were notified that a motor vehicle accident occurred on Route D that required assistance.
Reports from authorities show that a 2008 GMC Acadia pulled out from a stop sign on Route D just one mile north of Wappapello. As a result, the vehicle collided with a 2017 Nissan Altima. Both vehicles were totaled as a result of the accident and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Nissan, 31-year-old Morgan Clark of Wappapello, Missouri, sustained serious injuries in the accident. She was a rendered aid at the scene and transported by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for emergency medical assistance.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Morgan Clark at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents can take place for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, around 80% of crashes that take place every year in our state are a result of driver error. We see countless people suffer significant injuries in accidents due to drivers who fail to yield the right of way to other drivers sharing the road. Many other accidents take place due to drivers passing stop signs and running red lights at intersections. Other leading causes include drivers who are impaired, distracted, or reckless while operating their vehicles.
Unfortunately, these and other acts of negligence can cause accidents that result in significant injuries. We see thousands of people left with broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and even spinal cord injuries as a result of their accidents. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Wappapello as soon as possible. Our knowledgeable legal team will be able to assist you in protecting your legal rights.
At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our personal injury lawyers in Wappapello has decades of 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 full and timely compensation that you can use to cover the costs you face moving forward.
Our lawyers will build the strongest personal injury case on your behalf to ensure you are able to cover the damages you face as a result of your accident. It is important that you reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to get started on your case. You can contact our team at 816-888-8888 to get started on your personal injury case and explore the legal options available to help you move forward.
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