Cole, MO (May 9, 2022) – Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident in the Cole area that left one woman injured. At around 9:20 a.m., on May 7, calls for assistance were received regarding a crash on US Highway 54.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 2016 Dodge Durango and a 2003 Chevrolet 2500 van collided on US Highway 54 in the area of Quarry Road. The incident left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Dodge, 38-year-old Ashley Pritchard, sustained injuries in the accident. She was transported to University Hospital for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Ashley Pritchard at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
When people are involved in motor vehicle accidents, they often have a difficult time making adjustments to deal with the impacts. In many cases, people who are involved in crashes suffer severe injuries that demand medical care. Some of the most common injuries that victims of car accidents suffer from include:
- broken bones
- spinal cord injuries
- neck and soft tissue injuries
- internal organ damage
suffering from any of these or other serious injuries can quickly result in tens of thousands of dollars in medical expenses. Most people do not have this type of money just laying around the house. Even if a person does have this amount of money, the chances of them wanting to spend it on medical treatment due to the negligence of another person are very slim.
For this reason, people who are injured in accidents throughout the state of Missouri are able to file personal injury lawsuits against the person who caused him harm. Working with a Cole car accident lawyer will ensure you have the best chance possible of getting justice.
Our Cole personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are committed to helping each client we work with secure the maximum amount of compensation possible for their claims. If you are injured in an accident, we can help you seek financial compensation for various damages you face. These include:
- lost wages
- medical expenses
- long-term care costs for therapy, rehabilitation, medication, and more
- vehicle repair costs
- mental anguish
- loss of consortium
- and more
Our lawyers will personally go to the scene of your accident to investigate. We will gather the strongest evidence available to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice. Our lawyers will handle all communication with the insurance companies and aggressively negotiate compensation on your behalf.
Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can help you secure the compensation you need moving forward.
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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.