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Cole, MO – Teen Injured in Auto Accident on US-54 near Goller Rd

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Cole, MO (May 16, 2022) – Authorities were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Cole that left one teen injured. At around 3:46 p.m., on May 13, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to an auto accident on US Highway 54.

Reports provided by MSHP Sgt A.R. Sullivan show that a 2005 Honda Accord and a 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe were both traveling on US Highway fifty-four when the Honda became involved in a collision. The impact of the crash caused debris to break off of the Honda and strike the Hyundai.

One person involved in the accident was injured. The victim was identified as 19-year-old Xzavier McQuitty.

At this time, Missouri State Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation into the accident.

Our thoughts are with Xzavier McQuitty at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Cole, MO – Teen Injured in Auto Accident on US-54 near Goller RdAuto accidents across Missouri take place at an alarming rate. Unfortunately, these incidents send more than 65,000 people to area hospitals every year with injuries. There are many instances where people suffer from life-altering injuries that demand emergency medical care. When people experience traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and severe back injuries, they often require months of treatment.

People who are injured in auto accidents often have legal options available to help them move forward. Working with a Cole car accident lawyer can help to ensure injured parties are able to collect the maximum amount of compensation available for their lawsuits. Some of the most common damages that car accident victims are able to recover include:

  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Medical expenses
  • Long-term care expenses
  • Vehicle repair or replacement costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • And more

Reaching out to a knowledgeable legal team as soon as possible can help to ensure that victims are able to collect the maximum amount of compensation for their lawsuits. Waiting to file a claim can negatively impact their ability to get justice.

For decades, the Cole personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have stood by the sides of countless people who have been injured in an accident through no fault of their own. Our lawyers are fully committed to providing the most aggressive and trusted legal representation possible. Our lawyers will fearlessly and aggressively negotiate compensation on behalf of our clients to ensure they are able to get the most money possible to cover the damages they face.

Our lawyers will provide you with an array of services to ensure you are in the best position to get justice. Not only will we fight to protect your legal rights, but we will also advocate on your behalf to ensure your best interests are protected as well.

Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888 to see how we can help you.

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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.