Springfield, MO (May 17, 2022) – One woman was left injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Greene County on Saturday evening, May 14. At around 6:45 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on US Highway 160.
Reports from authorities show that a 2016 Ford Mustang and a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis were involved in a sideswipe collision just one mile north of Springfield. The impact of the crash left both vehicles with moderate damage. The two vehicles were towed from the scene.
The driver of the Ford, 40-year-olld Melizza Canady, sustained injuries in the accident. She was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Melizza Canady at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Being hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident can be life-changing. Unfortunately, more than 65,000 people in our state are injured as a result of auto wrecks every year. When people are harmed in accidents, they often suffer from severe injuries that make performing even the simplest task challenge. Some of the most common injuries that we see victims of car accidents left with include:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones or compound fractures
- Internal organ damages
- Neck and soft tissue injuries (whiplash)
- Back injuries
When innocent people suffer injuries in accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. A a knowledgeable car accident lawyer in Springfield can help you secure the compensation you need for medical expenses and more.
For decades, the Springfield personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have fought aggressively to ensure injured parties are able to get justice after being harmed. Our lawyers provide full-service legal representation for every client on a contingency fee basis. We never charge injured victims a thing until we win their case. This arrangement allows injured parties to get the representation they need to protect their legal rights without having to worry about the costs up-front.
Over the years, we have helped thousands of people secure more than $500 million for their lawsuits collectively. Our lawyers are committed to providing each client we work with representation that delivers results. We fight diligently to ensure our clients are able to secure the maximum amount of compensation available for their lawsuits so they are in the best position possible to move forward. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888 to see how we can help you.
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