Blue Springs, MO (May 5, 2022) – Authorities were dispatched to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident in Jackson County that left one man with injuries. Just before 1:30 p.m., on May 4, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that an auto accident on Interstate 70 required assistance.
According to reports from trooper DT Craig at the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a collision between a 2003 Ford Ranger, a 2020 Volvo, and a 2020 Ford Transit occurred on Interstate 70 near the 21.6-mile marker. The Ford Ranger collided with the median cables, causing the breeze to strike the Volvo and the Transit.
One person involved in the accident was injured. EMS transported 28-year-old Dustin Cross of Bates City, Missouri, to Centerpoint Hospital for the treatment of moderate injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Dustin Cross at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, tens of thousands of people are harmed in auto accidents in our state. These accidents can often be attributed to a variety of causes. Some of the most common causes of collisions that we see in our state include:
Impairment: We see thousands of people affected by drunk and impaired drivers every year in our state. When people are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, it makes controlling their vehicles extremely difficult.
Distractions: Given the rise in technology, it is no surprise that we are seeing more and more accidents take place due to drivers who are using their cell phones while behind the wheel. A moment of inattention can have life-changing consequences.
Reckless behaviors: We see many people engage in reckless actions were operating their vehicles. Running red lights, passing stop signs, failing to yield the right-of-way, and speeding are all actions that have devastating consequences.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A car accident lawyer in Blue Springs can help you secure the financial compensation that you need moving forward.
Our Blue Springs personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have several decades of combined experience helping injured parties across the state protect their legal rights. Not only are we committed to helping our clients secure the maximum amount of compensation available, but we fight to ensure their best interests are protected as well.
If you have been harmed as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888.
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