West Plains, MO (May 27, 2022) – One woman was left injured as a result of a two-vehicle accident in Howell County on Tuesday evening. At around 4 p.m., on May 24, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on County Road 2010.
Reports provided by authorities show that a collision between a 2017 GMC Sierra in the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck took place on County Road 2010 just east of West Plains. The incident left both vehicles with extensive damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Chevrolet, 30-year-old Josephina Creason, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. She was transported by ambulance to Ozark healthcare in West Plains for medical attention.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Josephina Creason at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured. Quite often, these crashes are completely preventable. We see a significant number of innocent people suffer injuries due to the negligent actions of other drivers.
When motorists operate their vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, engage in reckless driving actions, or operate their vehicles while distracted, they place the lives of others sharing the road at rest. Unfortunately, we see a significant number of people suffer from severe injuries that demand emergency medical care.
Some of the most common injuries suffered by accident victims in our state include:
- traumatic brain injuries
- internal organ damage
- broken bones
- spinal cord injuries
When innocent people suffer from these or other severe injuries and accidents, they often had to go through extensive medical care. Having to go through surgery and months of therapy can be completely devastating. Unfortunately, this is all too common in our state. When people suffer injuries and accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. Reaching out to a car accident lawyer in West Plains is crucial when it comes to protecting your legal rights.
The West Plains personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience helping innocent people protect their legal rights. Our lawyers can help you secure the maximum amount of compensation available for medical expenses, vehicle repairs, and various other costs you face as a result of your accident. We will build the strongest claim possible on your behalf and fight to ensure you are able to get justice. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm today at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team.
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