Buckner, MO (March 9, 2022) – An automobile accident reported in Jackson County on Sunday evening sent one woman to a local hospital with serious injuries. At around 6:20 p.m., on March 6, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was requested on-site at a crash on Route BB.
Reports from authorities show that a 2016 Ford Fiesta slowed for a vehicle ahead on Route BB near East Burgess Road. The Ford then began to slide. The Ford crossed over the center line and crashed into a 2008 Ford truck.
The driver of the truck, 47-year-old Alecia Moreno-Cruz, sustained serious injuries in the accident. She was transported by Ambulance to Centerpoint Hospital in Independence, Missouri.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Alecia Moreno-Cruz at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, more than 55,000 people are injured in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri. In many cases, victims sustain injuries that require extensive medical treatment. When victims break their bones or suffer traumatic head or neck injuries, they often need multiple surgeries and have to spend months off their feet or go to therapy.
The time following a collision is full of uncertainty. In numerous cases, accident victims are left with serious injuries that demand medical attention both immediately and long-term. Being forced out of work to deal with these injuries can make it extremely challenging to cover the cost of care.
When victims are injured in accidents, those harmed are able to pursue legal actions to obtain compensation to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. Working with a knowledgeable and aggressive car accident attorney in the Buckner area after your accident can greatly improve your chances of recovering.
Buckner Personal Injury Lawyers
The Buckner personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help victims protect their legal rights after being harmed in collisions caused by reckless, negligent, and careless drivers.
Our team works to educate victims on their legal rights and help guide them toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for medical costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s actions, it is crucial that you reach out to our team as soon as possible to explore legal options available to you.
Not only is it crucial that victims are able to get full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we are committed to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face. If you have been injured in a car accident and would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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