Camden, MO (May 17, 2022) – On Sunday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an accident that left one person seriously injured after a driver failed to yield the right away while making a left-hand turn.
At around 1:33 a.m., on May 15, crews were dispatched to the scene of an accident on Route MM. Preliminary investigations show that a 1996 Dodge Ram pickup truck failed to yield the right away while making a left turn at the intersection of Route MM and Shawnee Bend One Drive. As a result, the vehicle collided with a 2012 Lincoln MKZ.
The driver of the Lincoln, 23-year-old Blake Hearn, sustained injuries in the accident. He was transported to Lake Regional Hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Blake Hearn at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents take place at an alarming rate in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, these crashes leave tens of thousands of people injured every year. In many instances, these crashes can be attributed to some form of negligence. Running red lights, passing stop signs, and failing to yield the right-of-way are just some of the leading causes of crashes that we see each year in our state.
People who are involved in motor vehicle accidents in Missouri often suffer from severe and life-altering injuries. When people are injured due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them recover. If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, or another serious injury, due to the negligence of another person, it is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Camden as soon as possible.
A knowledgeable legal team will be able to thoroughly investigate your accident to determine its cause. For decades, the Camden personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have provided fearless and skilled legal representation for countless injured parties to ensure they get justice. Our lawyers not only conduct a thorough investigation into the accidents of each of our clients, but we gather sound evidence to ensure they are in the best position possible to recover. Our lawyers fearlessly and aggressively negotiate full and timely compensation for our clients to ensure they are able to cover the costs they face moving forward.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. Our Missouri personal injury law firm is available by calling 816-888-8888. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team at your earliest convenience to discuss your case in the legal options available for you.
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