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Jackson Township, MO – Five Injured in Four-Vehicle Wreck on Route HH

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Jackson Township, MO (May 3, 2022) – Authorities in Jasper County were dispatched to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident that left several people injured. At around 5:55 p.m., on April 30, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Route HH.

Reports provided by authorities show that a 2020 Jeep Gladiator attempted to make a right turn at Route HH. At the same time, a 2004 Dodge Ram struck the rear of a 2012 Nissan Altima. The impact of the crash sent the Nissan across the center line, where it struck a 2006 Honda Ridgeline. The Honda then overturned off the side of the road and struck the Jeep. The Jeep then crashed into a stop sign.

Several people involved in the accident were injured. EMS transported 27-year-old Zachary Nichols and 53-year-old Kathi Lee to Mercy Hospital in Carthage for care. Three other victims, 20-year-old Elijah Housh, 82-year-old Florence Thomas, and 84-year-old Lawrence Thomas, were transported to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Elijah Housh, Zachary Nichols, Kathi Lee, Florence Thomas, and Lawrence Thomas at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Jackson Township, MO – Five Injured in Four-Vehicle Wreck on Route HHCrashes throughout Missouri leave over 55,000 people with injuries each year. In many cases, those harmed are rushed from the scene of their accidents to local hospitals for emergency medical care. After going through emergency surgery, many victims have to spend weeks off work to recover.

Dealing with painful injuries while facing towering medical expenses, vehicle repair costs, and lost wages can be incredibly challenging. Not only do victims suffer, but their families are often forced to endure financial strains as well.

When people suffer broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and even traumatic brain injuries, they often require long-term care as well. People involved in collisions are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment and vehicle repairs while going without wages from work.

Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous victims are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after. In some instances, those harmed may have legal options available to help them move forward. Following your accident, you can benefit greatly by reaching out to a Jackson Township car accident lawyer as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens you face.

Jackson Township Personal Injury Lawyers

The Jackson Township personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help victims protect their legal rights after being hurt in crashes caused by reckless, negligent, and reckless drivers. Our lawyers understand the mental and emotional impacts that injured parties face after following their accidents. Our legal team works to help injured parties understand their legal rights after being harmed in accidents. We strive to guide injured victims toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for the damages they face after being hurt in a crash.

We have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in recoveries by prevailing on thousands of claims over the years. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being hurt. Contact our Missouri accident lawyers by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience to see how our team 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.