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Chillicothe, MO – Four Injured in Truck Crash on US-36

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Chillicothe, MO (May 24, 2022) – A crash reported in Livingston County has left several people injured. Just before 1:30 p.m., on May 23, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of an auto accident that took place on US Highway 36.

Reports provided by MSHP Cpl. JE Hainey indicate that a collision between a 2020 Dodge Ram 5500 and 82,019 Freightliner occurred on US Highway 36 just 3 miles east of Chillicothe. The incident left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed away from the crash site. MSHP and firefighters closed off a portion of the roadway as they work to clear the area.

A total of four people involved in the crash were injured. EMS rendered aid to 19-year-old Taylor McCannon, 24-year-old Gary Varner, 44-year-old Augustin Sanchez Alvarado, and 59-year-old Richard Cook at the scene. The four victims were then transported by Livingston County ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center for further treatment of injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Gary Varner, Taylor McCannon, Augustin Sanchez Alvarado, and Richard Cook at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Chillicothe, MO – Four Injured in Truck Crash on US-36Every year, motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri leave more than 60,000 people with injuries. When trucks are involved in these accidents, the chances of suffering severe and life-altering injuries are dramatically increased. Following truck accidents, we see a significant number of people left with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and severe compound fractures.

When people suffer from these and other injuries, they often require extensive medical care. It is all too common for victims to be rushed from the scene of the accidents and admitted to hospitals for emergent. Many people have to go through long-term therapy and rehabilitation as well. In some cases, injured parties may have legal options available to help them move forward. Seeking the assistance of a truck accident lawyer in Chillicothe can make a significant difference when it comes to your chances of recovering.

Our Chillicothe personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims across the state of Missouri who have been injured in an accident through no fault of their own. Our lawyers can conduct a thorough investigation into your accident and build the strongest claim possible to ensure you have the best chances of getting justice.

We will remain by your side every step of the way to ensure you are in the best position possible to secure the maximum amount of compensation for your loss. If you have been injured as a result of a truck accident, contact our Missouri personal injury law firm right away at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team.

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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.