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Jefferson, MO – William Harris and Jeffrey Ratliff Hurt in Car Crash on Old Highway 21 near Frussel Dr

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Jefferson, MO (March 6, 2022) – A crash reported in the Jefferson area ended in injuries. At around 5:50 a.m., on March 4, emergency crews were requested on-site at a collision on Old Highway 21.

Reports from authorities show that a collision involving a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer occurred on Old Highway 21 just north of Frussel Drive.

The incident resulted in injuries. EMS transported 34-year-old Jeffrey Ratliff and 38-year-old William Harris to Mercy Hospital South for further care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Jeffrey Ratliff and William Harris at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Jefferson, MO – William Harris and Jeffrey Ratliff Hurt in Car Crash on Old Highway 21 near Frussel DrThousands of motorists are involved in collisions throughout the state of Missouri each year. In many cases, victims are harmed in crashes due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common factors contributing to auto accidents in our state include:

  • Speeding
  • Driving while impaired
  • Driving while distracted
  • Failing to yield the right of way to others

Although not all accidents end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents do force victims into area hospitals. Quite often, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment. 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.

People involved in collisions are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment and vehicle repairs while going without wages from work. Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous victims are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after.

When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Jefferson can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.

Jefferson Personal Injury Lawyers

Our team of Jefferson personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping accident victims recover from their accidents.

Our lawyers put together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to sure we are in the best position possible to help victims recover the compensation they need to cover various financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. W

e have helped thousands of victims recover over $500 million, collectively, for their personal injury cases and we are dedicated to helping you maximize your recoveries after being harmed. 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 accident 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.