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Dexter, MO – Floyd Smith Injured in Truck Accident on US-60

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Dexter, MO (March 3, 2022) – At around 6:50 a.m., on March 2, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on US Highway 60.

Reports from authorities show that a rear-end collision between a 1992 Freightliner and a 2010 Chevrolet Town and Country occurred on US Highway 60 just one mile west of Dexter.

The Chevrolet was totaled as a result of the accident and had to be towed from the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, 72-year-old Floyd Smith, sustained serious injuries. He was transported by Air Evac to SMM Health St Louis University Hospital for medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Floyd Smith at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Dexter, MO – Floyd Smith Injured in Truck Accident on US-60Being 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. Additionally, you will have to pay for surgery, hospitalization, and various other forms of medical treatment that you require for your injuries.

When semi-trucks are involved in these accidents, the chances of suffering severe and life-threatening injuries are greatly increased. The massive size and weight of commercial vehicles mean they are more likely to cause extensive damage to anything they come in contact with.

If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A trusted Dexter truck accident lawyer can help you determine the best approach toward getting you justice. When victims are harmed as a result of negligent drivers, they are often able to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. Our team can help you move forward and fight to ensure you secure the compensation you need and deserve.

Dexter Personal Injury Lawyers

Our team of Dexter personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has decades of experience helping victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions and recover. Over the years, we have fought aggressively to help injured clients maximize their recoveries. We have a proven track record of success that is evident in our history of helping clients collect over $500 million, collectively, for their personal injury claims.

Our team works to educate each client we work with on their legal rights. We strive to help victims by utilizing proven strategies to ensure they are able to collect the maximum amount of compensation available for medical costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more.

Our law firm is dedicated to helping you maximize your recoveries after being hurt so you are able to move forward in the best position possible. 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.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.