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Franklin, MO – Woman Injured in Truck Accident on I-44 near MM 247

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Franklin, MO (May 23, 2022) – An auto accident took place in the Franklin area that left one woman injured. At around 5:33 p.m., on May 19, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Interstate 44.

Reports from local authorities show that a collision between a 2011 International and a 2011 Nissan Murano occurred on the westbound side of the interstate near mile marker 247. The impact of the crash caused the Nissan to travel off the right side of the roadway and strike a guardrail. The Nissan then traveled over to the left side of the roadway and struck a median barrier.

The driver of the Nissan, 66-year-old Donna Kagy, sustained injuries in the accident. She was transported by Union Ambulance District to Mercy Hospital in Washington for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Donna Kagy at this time. We hope for her full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Franklin, MO – Woman Injured in Truck Accident on I-44 near MM 247Motor vehicle accidents in Missouri leave thousands of people injured every month. In many instances, people suffer injuries due to drivers engaging in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles. Some of the leading causes of crashes we see include:

Impairment: when drivers are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, they may have problems making responsible decisions. Unfortunately, many drivers are not able to operate their vehicles carefully and maintain control in order to avoid a collision. As a result, we see thousands of people injured in our state every year due to impaired drivers.

Distractions: when people are distracted while operating their vehicles, they may not know what is going on around them. Even a moment of inattention can result in a severe and life-changing crash.

Recklessness: we see thousands of people injured in accidents across our state due to drivers who engage in reckless actions. When people speed, run red lights, and engage in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles, they placed the lives of others at severe risk of being harmed.

When innocent people are hurt in accidents due to these and other acts of negligence, they may have legal options available to help them recover. A car accident lawyer in Franklin can make a significant difference when it comes to your chances of getting justice.

The Franklin personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of innocent people across the state who have been injured in accidents. Our lawyers are deeply committed to helping each client we represent seek full and fair compensation to cover their damages. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation. Our lawyers are available at 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.

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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.