Garden City, MO (May 6, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Thursday evening in Cass County left several people injured, according to local authorities. Just after 4 p.m., on May 5, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on Missouri State Highway 7.
Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2015 Ford Fusion and a 2007 GMC pickup truck glided on Missouri State Highway 7 just north of Sycamore Grove Road. The impact of the crash of both vehicles with significant damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
A total of three people involved in the accident were treated for injuries at the scene. The injured parties were identified as 20-year-old Cameron Moore, 36-year-old Justin Sneed, and 70-year-old Howard Long.
Sneed was transported to Cass regional hospital by EMS. Long was transported to Research Hospital of Kansas City by life flight.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Cameron Moore, Justin Sneed, and Howard Long at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents take place in the state of Missouri far too often. These incidents leave more than 65,000 people injured every year. Although a lot of crashes end in minor injuries for those involved, there are a significant number of people who suffer serious injuries that require emergency medical care.
Some of the most common serious injuries reported in traffic-related incidents in our state include:
- Spinal cord injuries that result in some extent of paralysis
- Traumatic brain injuries that result in pain and suffering and loss of bodily functions
- Broken bones that require surgery and casting
- Back injuries that make it difficult to lift and move objects
People who suffer serious injuries and accidents often have problems performing various tasks. In many cases, people are unable to return to work following their accidents due to their injuries.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Garden City right away.
Our Garden City personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience helping injured parties protect their legal rights. Our lawyers understand how challenging it is to move forward after being injured in an accident. For this reason, we work diligently to ensure they are able to secure the financial compensation they need to move forward.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact our Missouri personal injury law firm by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you.
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