Cameron, MO (November 14, 2022) – A traffic accident occurred in Cameron that resulted in injuries for a man and a woman. At around seven p.m., November 13, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash on US Highway 36.
According to reports, a 2002 Jeep liberty in a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe were both traveling east on US Highway 36. As the Chevrolet stopped for a red light, it was rear-ended by the Jeep. Both vehicles were severely damaged as a result of the crash.
Two people suffered injuries due to the crash. EMS transported 53-year-old Paula Pirruccello of Cape Coral, Florida, to Liberty Hospital, where she underwent treatment. The second victim, 20-year-old Cole Gripka of Weatherby, Missouri, was transported to Cameron Regional Medical Center for care.
The crash remains under investigation.
We hope Paula Pirruccello and Cole Gripka are able to recover quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Crashes in the state of Missouri leave countless people with serious injuries every single year. Unfortunately, the majority of accidents that take place are entirely preventable. We see many people hurt as a result of crashes caused by drivers who engage in acts of negligence. Some of the leading factors in vehicle collisions across our state include:
- Distracted driving: When drivers are not paying attention to the road, they are more likely to make mistakes that can lead to crashes. Unfortunately, we see many crashes caused by drivers who are texting, eating, or talking to others in their vehicles.
- Reckless driving: Speeding, following too closely, and switching lanes in a reckless manner can all increase the chances of an accident occurring.
- Impaired driving: Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol drastically increases the risk of crashing into another vehicle.
In addition, weather conditions and poor road maintenance can also contribute to accidents taking place here in the state of Missouri. If you have been hurt as a result of an automobile accident, a Cameron car accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation from the driver who is responsible.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you seek financial compensation to cover your medical costs, lost wages, and a variety of other costs and losses that you face as a result of your crash. Our team will fight diligently to ensure you are able to hold a reckless driver who caused your injuries accountable. Our team will conduct a thorough investigation into your accident and gather strong evidence on your behalf. We will negotiate compensation to make sure you have the money you need to cover the damages you face throughout the recovery process. Schedule a consultation with our personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888 to get started.
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