Jefferson, MO (May 18, 2022) – An auto accident reported in the Jefferson area left three people injured. At around 10:40 a.m., on May 15, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Route Z.
Reports from authorities show that a 2012 GMC Acadia was attempting to make a left turn onto Plass Road from Route Z, near Route A. For unknown reasons, the vehicle collided with a 2022 Jeep Cherokee. The impact of the crash left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
EMS responded to the scene to render aid to the victims. A 7-year-old female, 31-year-old Samuel Pounds, and 40-year-old Heather Mulvaney were all transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson for medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Samuel Pounds, Heather Mulvaney, and the child who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Not a single day goes by when hundreds of people are not negatively affected by motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, these incidents can often be attributed to some form of negligence. Tens of thousands of people in Missouri suffer serious injuries in accidents due to drivers who:
- Operate their vehicles while impaired by alcohol or drugs
- Drive their vehicles too fast for road conditions and weather
- Drive their vehicle while using cell phones or while distracted by other means
- Fail to yield the right of way to others
When people are involved in accidents as a result of these or other reckless and negligent actions, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. A knowledgeable car accident lawyer in Jefferson can make a significant difference when it comes to getting justice.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience helping victims harmed in crashes in Jefferson and across the state of Missouri pursue legal action. We fight diligently to help each client we represent get the justice and compensation they need and deserve.
Some of the services we provide for our clients include:
- Investigating their accidents
- Aggressively negotiating fill and timely compensation
- Handling communication with the insurance companies
- Providing skilled and fearless representation in court
Our ultimate goal is to help our clients secure the maximum amount of compensation available for their lawsuits. This will enable injured parties to seek medical care for their injuries and cover their financial burdens as they recover from their injuries.
You do not have to move forward alone after being injured in an accident. Our Missouri personal injury law firm can take your call at any time to get started on your case. Contact our team today at 816-888-8888 to get started.
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