Franklin, MO (November 1, 2022) – A traffic incident reported in Franklin County left one man injured, according to local law enforcement. On October 31, calls for help came in surrounding a collision that occurred on Missouri State Route 100.
According to reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at around noon, a collision between a 2002 Ford F150 pickup truck and a 2001 Cadillac DTS occurred on the eastbound side of Missouri State Route 100 near Route T. Both vehicles suffered severe damage in the accident and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Ford, 56-year-old Mark Walls of Villa Ridge, Missouri, suffered injuries in the crash. Walls was transported to Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri, where he was treated for injuries he suffered in the crash.
The incident remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
We hope Mark Walls recovers quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Automobile accidents in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people hurt every single year. Many people suffer physically, emotionally, and financially following their accidents. After a car accident in Missouri, you may be able to recover damages for your lost wages, medical expenses, and vehicle repair costs. If the other driver was at fault, you may also be able to recover punitive damages.
To recover damages, you will need to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver. In Missouri, the statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits is five years from the date of the accident. This means that you have five years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit.
If you win your lawsuit, you will be awarded damages. Damages are money that is awarded to compensate you for your losses. The amount of damages you are entitled to will depend on the severity of your injuries and losses. Working with a Franklin car accident lawyer can help to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amount of compensation possible for your legal claim.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of accident victims across the state of Missouri. Our team can help you aggressively pursue legal action against the person who caused you harm. We will fight to help you get the money you need and deserve to alleviate the losses you face. Our team will investigate your accident, gather evidence, build your case, and hold the person who caused your injuries to account. Schedule a consultation with our Missouri personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience to get started.
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