Boone Township, MO (November 2, 2022) – A motor vehicle wreck took place in Crawford County on Tuesday morning that left a 53-year-old woman from Bourbon, Missouri, injured. On November 1, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were called to the scene of a collision on Highway J.
According to reports, at around 7:25 a.m., the driver of a 2017 Chevrolet traverse failed to yield the right-of-way to a 2001 Chrysler Sebring while passing through the intersection of Highway J in North Outer Road. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
The driver of the Chrysler, 53-year-old Melissa Murray, suffered injuries in the crash. Murray was transported by North Crawford County Ambulance to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri, for emergency care. The crash remains under investigation.
We hope Melissa Murray recovers quickly following the accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Suffering a serious injury from a traffic collision can change your life forever. Unfortunately, thousands of people in our state are hospitalized each year as a result of collisions. In many cases, those harmed or forced to undergo extensive medical care.
There are many types of injuries that can occur in a car accident. Common injuries include whiplash, broken bones, cuts and abrasions, and concussion. More serious injuries can include damage to internal organs, spinal cord damage, and loss of limbs.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Once you have received medical treatment, you may want to speak with an experienced car accident lawyer in Boone Township to discuss your legal options and whether you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.
Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may be able to recover financial compensation for some of the damages that you face. If you have been injured in a car accident in Missouri, you may be able to recover compensation for various damages, including lost wages, medical care costs, and vehicle repair expenses.
Missouri law requires that all drivers have automobile insurance coverage that includes liability insurance for bodily injury and property damage. If you are involved in an accident with an uninsured driver, you may still be able to recover damages if the other driver was at fault.
In addition to filing a claim with the insurance company, you may also need to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver to recover damages. Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help guide you through the legal process. Our team will investigate your accident, gather evidence, and build a solid personal injury case for you. We will prove that your damages were a result of the defendant’s negligence and demand full compensation for you. Schedule a free consultation with our personal injury lawyers today to get started on your case. Our attorneys are available by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience.
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