Sedalia, MO (March 25, 2022) – An automobile accident reported in Pettis County left one woman injured. At around 2:45 p.m., on March 24, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a motor vehicle accident on Route MM.
Reports provided by Missouri State Highway Patrol CPL S Gates show that a 2016 Kia Sedona and a 2004 Chevrolet Impala were involved in a collision on Route MM just south of Whitfield Road.
One person involved in the accident was injured. The victim was identified as 62-year-old Becky Riggs of Sedalia, Missouri.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation by MSHP.
Our thoughts are with Becky Riggs at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Although most motorists are careful and are considerate of other motorists sharing the road, we see many accidents take place due to driver error. In fact, over 80% of collisions involve some form of negligence.
In Missouri, some of the leading causes of crashes include:
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way to other motorists
- Drivers who change lanes without looking
- Drivers who run red lights and pass stop signs at intersections
- Motorists who operate their vehicles while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
These and other negligent actions leave countless innocent parties with broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and other injuries that demand both immediate and long-term medical care.
As if dealing with the painful injuries was not enough, victims and their families are often forced to deal with stacking medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repairs.
When victims are harmed in accidents, through no fault of their own, they may have legal options available to recover. Working with a responsive Sedalia car accident attorney can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice.
Sedalia Personal Injury Lawyers
Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C., is committed to helping our clients recover after being hurt in motor vehicle crashes through no fault of their own. Our Prairie Township personal injury attorneys strive to help injured victims get the justice and compensation they deserve from at-fault parties. We strive to guide injured victims toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for the damages they face after being hurt in a crash.
Our law firm is dedicated to putting together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to ensure we are in the best position possible to negotiate full and fair compensation that helps them cover the financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri as soon as possible. By calling (816) 888-8888 you can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience with our team to explore the legal options available to help you recover.
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