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St Charles, MO – Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident on I-70 near MM 210

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St Charles, MO (May 21, 2022) – An auto accident took place in St. Charles that left one man injured. Just before 6 a.m. on May 18, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that took place on Interstate 70.

Reports provided by Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2007 Dodge Caliber was traveling on Interstate 70 when it began to slide on the wet roadway near mile marker 210. As a result, the vehicle struck a 2011 Honda CRV. The impact of the crash caused the Dodge to overturn.

The driver of the Honda, 59-year-old Kevin Porter, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. He was transported to SSM Health St Joseph Hospital in Lake St Louis for the treatment of injuries.

At this time, investigations to determine the cause of the crash are underway.

Our thoughts are with Kevin Porter at this time. We hope for his full recovery. It’s

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Charles, MO – Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident on I-70 near MM 210Each year, auto wrecks in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people with injuries. We see many people suffer from severe injuries that demand emergency medical care. Quite often, injured parties have to go through months of rehabilitation and other treatment for their injuries. Some of the most common injuries that victims suffer from in car accidents in our state include:

Internal organ damage: it is far too common to see people suffer from long punctures, spleen ruptures, and other internal organ damage. These injuries can be life-threatening if they are not treated immediately.

Spinal cord injuries: spinal cord injuries can be incredibly debilitating. There are many instances where people suffer from some form of paralysis. Having to go through months of therapy and rehabilitation due to these injuries can be quite challenging. Unfortunately, spinal cord injuries often leave victims permanently disabled.

Burn injuries: it is now becoming more common for victims to suffer from burn injuries as a result of accidents. When people become trapped inside of burning vehicles, they are likely to suffer even more severe injuries. Burn injuries can be incredibly debilitating and often require emergency medical care.

If you have suffered from these or other serious injuries due to a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you recover. Reaching out to a car accident lawyer in St. Charles as soon as possible is critical.

The St. Charles personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are fully committed to helping victims seek full and timely compensation following their accidents. Our lawyers can help you by building the strongest claim possible on your behalf and aggressively negotiating compensation. We will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to maximize your recoveries. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm today to get started on your case. Our lawyers are available at 816-888-8888.

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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.