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Kahoka, MO – Four Injured in Auto Accident on US-136 near MO-81

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Kahoka, MO (May 24, 2022) – Several people were left injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Clark County. Just after 7 p.m., on May 20, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on US Highway 136.

Reports from authorities show that a 2001 Ford Taurus and a 2014 Dodge Charger collided on US Highway 136 in the area of Missouri State Route 81. The incident left both vehicles with extensive damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.

A total of four people were injured as a result of the accident. EMS rendered aid to a 16-year-old female, a 17-year-old female, a 17-year-old male, and 27-year-old Meghan Boley at the scene. Boley was then transported to Scotland County Memorial Hospital for further care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Meghan Boley and the teens injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Kahoka, MO – Four Injured in Auto Accident on US-136 near MO-81Motor vehicle accidents take place far too often in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, these crashes leave tens of thousands of people with serious injuries. In many cases, victims suffer from spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even internal organ damage.

Although drivers can be careful and considerate while traveling along our state’s roadways, we continue to see innocent people hurt as a result of negligent drivers sharing the road. Some of the most common factors contributing to crashes in our state include:

  • Speeding
  • Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Driving while texting or while distracted by other means
  • Switching lanes in a reckless manner and/or without looking

When people are hurt in crashes as a result of these or other acts of negligence, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. Reaching out to our car accident lawyers in Kahoka can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to recover.

Our Kahoka personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you secure full and timely compensation to cover the damages you face moving forward. Some of the damages we will help you recover compensation for include:

  • Medical expenses, both immediate and long-term
  • Lost wages or lost earning capacity, depending on how long you must remain out of work for your injuries
  • The costs to replace or repair your vehicle
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Permanent scarring and disfigurement

Our lawyers will fight aggressively to ensure you are in the best position possible to move forward from your accident. Do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm right away at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free case evaluation 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.