Cooper, MO (November 14, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Cooper County that resulted in injuries, according to local news sources. The crash was reported at around 2:45 p.m., on November 13.
According to reports, a 2005 Ford F150 pickup truck overtook a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado traveling westbound on Interstate 70 near mile marker 91. The vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, resulting in the vehicle striking a guardrail and overturning. Ford went down an embankment and rolled over. A tire flew off of the Ford and struck the Chevrolet. Both vehicles suffered damage as a result of the accident and had to be towed away from the scene.
Two people suffered injuries due to the crash. EMS responded to the scene and rendered aid to 19-year-old Bennett Peterson and 19-year-old Jackson Teter before transporting them to University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, where they underwent treatment.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash of this time.
We hope Bennett Peterson and Jackson Teter recover quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Car crashes are one of the leading causes of personal injury in the United States. Each year, tens of thousands of innocent parties are killed and many more are injured in car crashes. While some victims suffer minor injuries, others suffer serious or even life-threatening injuries.
A traffic accident can leave you with painful physical and emotional injuries. Regrettably, we see countless people harmed on a monthly basis as a result of vehicle collisions that occur right here in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, the majority of these accidents are preventable. We see countless people hurt as a result of drivers who are speeding, distracted, or engaging in other careless and negligent actions.
Some of the most common injuries that victims of car crashes suffer from include broken bones, lacerations, internal bleeding, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord damage. These injuries can have a lasting impact on a victim’s life, often requiring extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation. In some cases, victims may never fully recover from their injuries.
If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is crucial that you seek legal guidance right away. A Cooper car accident lawyer can help you recover financial compensation to alleviate some of the damages that you face.
A strong legal team will be able to fight to protect your legal rights and best interests. Our lawyers that Peterson & Associates, P.C. had that experience helping people across the state of Missouri get justice following crashes. Our team can help you demand timely compensation to alleviate the costs and losses that you face. In addition, we will advocate on your behalf to make sure your best interests are protected. Schedule a consultation by reaching out to our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.
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