Brighton, MO (March 25, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Polk County ended in injuries. Just before 6:45 a.m., on March 24, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on Missouri State Route 13.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision between a 2013 Hyundai Sonata and a 1996 Nissan Pathfinder occurred on Missouri State Route 13 near Missouri State Route 215 during the morning hours.
Both vehicles involved in the accident were totaled. The two vehicles were towed from the scene.
Three people involved in the accident were injured. EMS transported 34-year-old Melody Hicks to CMH Bolivar for medical care. The two other victims, 40-year-old Mercy Karanja and 57-year-old Teresa Camacho, were transported to Cox South Hospital by EMS.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Melody Hicks, Mercy Karanja, and Teresa Camacho at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Being harmed in a motor vehicle accident can be devastating. In most cases, victims are left with painful injuries that require some form of medical care. If you have been injured in an accident, you can expect to deal with towering financial consequences as well.
You will most likely have to take time off work to recover. Regrettably, most people involved in accidents will have their mental and physical health and wellbeing impacted in a negative way. The financial consequences they face will only make the process of moving forward more challenging.
If you have been injured in an accident, it is crucial that you know that you do not have to move forward alone. Reaching out to a car accident lawyer in Brighton can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to recover.
A skilled legal team can review the circumstances surrounding your accident and fight to help you recover compensation that you can use to cover the economic and non-economic damages you face moving forward.
Brighton Personal Injury Lawyers
Our team of Brighton personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has decades of combined experience helping injured victims get the justice they deserve following their accidents. We understand the devastating mental and physical consequences that crash victims are forced to endure after their accidents. For this reason, we fight assertively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident.
Our lawyers are committed to providing each client we represent the most aggressive and competent legal guidance to ensure they are able to get justice. Do not wait to protect your legal rights after being injured in an accident due to the negligence of another driver. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at (816) 888-8888 to meet with our team of knowledgeable attorneys at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you recover from your crash and move forward.
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