Grain Valley, MO (March 4, 2022) – One man was left injured following a multi-vehicle collision in Jackson County on Tuesday evening, March 1. Just before 10:30 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the scene of a crash on Interstate 70.
Reports from authorities show that a 2006 Peterbilt, a 1998 Chevrolet, and a 2011 Chevrolet were all involved in a collision on the eastbound side of Interstate 70 near mile marker 23.
The incident left all three vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the 1998 Chevrolet, 69-year-old Jerald Thomas, was injured in the accident. EMS transported Thomas to Centerpoint Medical Center for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Jerald Thomas at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of motorists are involved in collisions throughout the state of Missouri each year. Although not all accidents end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents do force victims into area hospitals. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
The chances of suffering catastrophic injuries are greatly increased in accidents involving speeding vehicles, motorcycles, pedestrians, and semi-trucks. However, it is important to understand that various factors come in to play when it comes to determining the severity of an injury a victim is likely to sustain.
The unfortunate truth is that motor vehicle accidents impact more than just the mental and physical health and wellbeing of victims. Not only are accidents overwhelmingly painful, but they can be financially draining as well.
Rather than moving forward after an accident alone, victims should consult with a responsive car accident attorney in Grain Valley who can help educate them with regards to legal options available and help them to exercise their rights and collect the compensation they need and deserve.
Grain Valley Personal Injury Lawyers
The Grain Valley 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.
The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and effort on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it.
With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to see how our team can help you.
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