Marshfield, MO (May 27, 2022) – One man was left injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Webster County on Tuesday morning. Just after 11 a.m., on May 24, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 44.
Reports provided by MSHP Trooper JW Philpott show that a collision between a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe and a 2019 Freightliner took place on Interstate 44 just 1 mile east of Marshfield. The impact of the crash last the Hyundai with extensive damage. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Missouri State Highway Patrol and firefighters responded to the side of the crash and immediately blocked off a portion of the roadway as they work to clear the scene.
The driver of the Hyundai sustained injuries in the accident. The victim, 44-year-old Eldon Dinwiddle, was transported to Cox South hospital by EMS for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Eldon Dinwiddle at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Year after year, tens of thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri. In many instances, people suffer from severe injuries that demand emergency medical care. Some of the most common injuries suffered by victims of car accidents include:
- spinal cord injuries that result in paralysis
- back injuries that make it difficult to lift and perform various tasks
- neck and soft tissue injuries that limit a victim’s range of motion
- internal organ damage that can be life-threatening
When people suffer from these and other serious injuries as a result of accidents, they often require extensive medical care. Some victims have to go through months of therapy and rehabilitation to recover. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that a person will make a full recovery from the injury suffered during their accident. We see countless people left permanently disabled every year following accidents. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to a Marshfield car accident lawyer right away. A skilled legal team will be able to help you secure the financial compensation you need to help you move forward after your accident.
The Marshfield personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are deeply committed to helping each client we work with secure the maximum amount of financial compensation available for their lawsuits. Our team will meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and the legal options available for you. Immediately after our consultation, our team will get to work on investigating your accident. We will gather evidence from the scene and various other sources to ensure you have the strongest case to protect your legal rights. Our lawyers will handle communication with the insurance company and negotiate compensation on your behalf. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contacts are Missouri personal injury law firm today at 816-888-8888 to see how we can help you.
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