Washington, MO (June 17, 2022) – An automobile accident reported in Washington sent one man to a local hospital with injuries. At around 10:21 a.m., on June 13, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Missouri State Route 8.
Reports provided by authorities indicate that a collision between a 2021 Toyota Prius and a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt took place on Missouri State Route 8, just east of Old Highway 8 during the morning hours. Both vehicles sustained significant damage as a result of the crash and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Toyota, as 86-year-old Lindell Gillam, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. He was transported by Washington County Ambulance District to Washington County Memorial Hospital for emergency medical treatment.
At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway.
Our thoughts are with Lindell Gillam at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents take place at an alarming rate in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, more than 65,000 people are hospitalized every year with injuries due to collisions. There are many cases where people are left with significant injuries that demand emergency medical attention. Unfortunately, victims who suffer from spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even severely broken bones have to go through emergency surgery and long-term treatment.
Dealing with the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can be incredibly challenging. For this reason, it is important that victims are able to reach out to a car accident lawyer in Washington as soon as possible. Victims may have legal options available to help them secure the financial compensation that they can use to move forward following their accidents.
Our Washington personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C., have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims. Our lawyers can help you build a solid personal injury claim to prove that the defendant is at fault and should be held accountable. Our lawyers will gather evidence from various sources to build your case and help you get justice.
Our team will remain by your side every step of the way to ensure you are able to get justice. We will build the strongest case on your behalf and fight to help you secure the compensation that you need and deserve. We will aggressively negotiate compensation on your behalf or provide you with fearless representation inside the courtroom to ensure you are able to obtain the outcome you expect for your lawsuit.
If you have been injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. You can reach out to 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 get started on your case.
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