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Fredericktown, MO – Man Injured in Auto Accident on Route O

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Fredericktown, MO (May 23, 2022) – An auto accident took place in Madison County that sent one man to a local hospital with injuries. At around 9:30 a.m., on May 20, emergency crews were dispatched to the site of an accident on Route O.

Reports from local authorities show that a collision between a 2016 GMC Sierra and a 2001 Ford Econoline van occurred on Route O just six miles west of Fredericktown. The incident caused some delays in the area as Missouri State Highway Patrol and firefighters worked to clear the roadway.

EMS rendered aid to 69-year-old Rickford Young at the scene before transporting him to Madison Medical Center in Fredericktown for further treatment.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Rickford Young at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Fredericktown, MO – Man Injured in Auto Accident on Route OEvery month, more than 5000 people are injured in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri. These crashes are often attributed to some form of negligence. Some of the most common causes of crashes in our state include:

  • drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • drivers who are using their cell phones to talk or text while operating their vehicles
  • drivers who run red lights or pass stop signs at intersections
  • drivers who failed to yield the right of way to other people sharing the road
  • aggressive driving behaviors

When people engage in these and other acts of negligence while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of other people sharing the road at risk. Far too often, we see people suffer from severe spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and internal organ damage due to negligent drivers. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to our Fredericktown car accident lawyers right away. Our lawyers will help you secure the full and timely compensation that you can use to cover your medical expenses and more.

At Peterson & Associates, P.C., we take a fearless and knowledgeable approach to representing each client we work with. Our Fredericktown personal injury lawyers have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of people across the state who have been injured in accidents through no fault of their own. Over the years, we have helped thousands of clients secure more than $500 million collectively for their personal injury claims. We will help you obtain the maximum amount of compensation possible for your lawsuit.

If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you seek legal guidance right away. Call our Missouri personal injury law firm today at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team at your earliest convenience.

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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.