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Buffalo, MO – Virginia Norton Hurt in Two-Vehicle Wreck on Red Top Rd

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Buffalo, MO (November 24, 2022) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that 54-year-old Virginia Norton of Buffalo, Missouri, suffered injuries as a result of a two-vehicle collision that occurred in Dallas County. Calls regarding the crash came in at around 9:05 a.m. on November 23.

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According to reports, the driver of a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee failed to yield the right-of-way to a 2008 Buick while traveling on Red Top Road just six miles south of Buffalo, Missouri. As a result, the two vehicles collided. Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.

The driver of the Buick, identified as Norton, suffered significant injuries in the crash. She was transported by EMS to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, where she underwent emergency medical treatment for moderate injuries.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Virginia Norton recovers quickly following this crash.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Buffalo, MO - Virginia Norton Hurt in Two-Vehicle Wreck on Red Top RdCar accidents are a common cause of injuries in the state of Missouri. Regrettably, thousands of people are hospitalized every single month as a result of injuries that they suffer from collisions. Unfortunately, there are several things that contribute to accidents taking place so often in our state. Some of the most common include distractions, running red lights, and drivers who fail to yield to others.

Distractions can come in many forms, but anything that takes your attention away from the road is potentially dangerous. This includes talking or texting on your phone, eating or drinking, changing the radio station, and even talking to passengers.

Running red lights is another major cause of accidents. Even if you think you have plenty of time to make it through the intersection before the light turns red, it’s not worth the risk. Just slow down and stop at the line like everyone else.

Lastly, failing to yield is a common cause of accidents, especially at intersections. If you don’t have the right of way, yielding to oncoming traffic or pedestrians can help prevent an accident.

If you have been hurt due to a traffic collision, a Buffalo car accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation for the damages that you face. Following your crash, you may be able to recover financial compensation for medical expenses, lost earnings, and more.

Our lawyers have Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you protect your legal rights after being harmed. Our team will take control of the legal aspects of your recovery and fight for justice on your behalf. We will build a strong case to prove that the defendant is at fault and hold them accountable for their actions. Contact our personal injury lawyers today by calling 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.