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Adair Township, MO – Man & Child Hospitalized After Crash on MO-5 near Petunia Rd

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Adair Township, MO (November 30, 2022) – Emergency officials in Camden County were dispatched to the site of a traffic accident that left a 33-year-old man and a 6-year-old female injured. On November 30, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Missouri State Route five.

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According to law enforcement, a 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe and a 2015 Kia Optima were involved in a rear-end collision as the driver of the Kia stopped to turn into a parking lot on the northbound side of Missouri State Route five just north of Petunia Road. The two vehicles suffered severe damage due to the accident.

33-year-old Thomas Driver of Camdenton, Missouri, and a 6-year-old female from Sunrise Beach, Missouri, were both injured in the crash. The two victims were transported to Lake Regional Hospital by ambulance, where they underwent treatment.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.

We hope Thomas Driver and the child injured in this crash recover quickly.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Adair Township, MO – Man & Child Hospitalized After Crash on MO-5 near Petunia RdThere are many instances where people are left with severe injuries as a result of car crashes here in the state of Missouri. The unfortunate truth is that crashes are the cause of tens of thousands of injuries to victims across their state each year. Many people involved in accidents are left with severely broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and other injuries that require medical care.

There are many cases where people are left with debilitating injuries following crashes caused by negligent and careless drivers. Unfortunately, negligence comes in many forms.

Speeding is one of the most common causes of car crashes. Speeding increases the stopping distance of a car, as well as the chance of losing control of the car. Distracted driving is another leading cause of car crashes. Distracted driving includes anything that takes the driver’s attention away from the road, such as using a cell phone to talk or text, eating, or talking to passengers. Drunk driving is also a major cause of car crashes due to the fact that alcohol consumption decreases a driver’s ability to focus and react quickly. It also impairs coordination and judgment.

If you have been harmed as a result of another person’s negligence, an Adair Township car accident lawyer can help you file a personal injury claim against them. After suffering injuries in an automobile crash, you may be able to recover financial compensation for your medical costs, repairs for your vehicle, and more.

If you have been injured in an accident, we hope that you will contact us at Peterson & Associates, P.C. today at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free consultation. Our experienced personal injury lawyers will review your case and help you determine if you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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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.