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West Plains, MO – Child Injured in Two-Vehicle Wreck on MO-17

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

West Plains, MO (June 16, 2022) – A young child was hospitalized as a result of a motor vehicle accident that took place in Howell County. At around 7:50 a.m., on June 13, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Missouri State Route 17.

Reports provided by authorities show that a 2009 Toyota Venza and a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu collided on Missouri State Route 17 just two miles south of West Plains. The incident blocked the road right, causing some delays throughout the area.

A 9-year-old girl inside the Chevrolet suffered injuries as a result of the accident. She was transported to Ozark’s Healthcare in West Plains for emergency medical care.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the child who was injured in this accident. We hope for her full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

West Plains, MO – Child Injured in Two-Vehicle Wreck on MO-17Tens of thousands of people in the state of Missouri are left with serious injuries as a result of motor vehicle accidents every year. There are many cases where people suffer from spinal cord injuries that result in paralysis. Other cases involve people who suffer from internal organ damage that can be life-threatening, severely broken bones that can lead to the loss of limbs, and other catastrophic injuries that demand emergency medical attention. Depending on the type and severity of the injury, a victim can have to go through months of therapy and rehabilitation to recover.

If you have suffered an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you are able to identify the cause of the crash. Unfortunately, here in Missouri, the majority of accidents take place due to drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. It is all too common for victims to suffer serious injuries and accidents due to drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol, distracted by their cell phones, food, or other objects, and drivers who are speeding while operating their vehicles.

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 seek legal guidance from a knowledgeable car accident lawyer in West Plains as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation that you can use to cover the financial burdens you face moving forward.

Our West Plains personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you secure full and timely compensation to cover the costs you face after your accident. We will help you get the full and fair amount of compensation for medical expenses, lost earning capacity, vehicle repair costs, and more.

If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. Reaching out to our Missouri personal injury law firm can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice. You can contact our team by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you at your earliest convenience for a free case evaluation to discuss your accident and the legal options available for you. Contact our law firm today to get started.

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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.