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Hayti Heights, MO – Two-Vehicle Wreck on US-412 Ends in Injuries

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Hayti Heights, MO (November 1, 2022) – A traffic collision took place in Pemiscot County that left one woman injured. On October 31, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on US Highway 412.

According to reports, just after 7 a.m., a collision between a 2007 Ford Explorer and a 2022 Jeep compass occurred on US Highway 412 in the Hayti Heights area. Both vehicles suffered extensive damage due to the accident.

The driver of the Jeep, 60-year-old Jacqueline Drumright of Pensacola, Missouri, suffered injuries in the accident. She was transported by ambulance to Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Missouri, where she was treated for her injuries.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Jacqueline Drumright makes a full recovery following this accident.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Hayti Heights, MO – Two-Vehicle Wreck on US-412 Ends in InjuriesEvery year, devastating car accidents take place in Missouri that leave innocent people with severe injuries. There are many cases where accidents are entirely preventable. We see so many people hurt as a result of drivers who engage in acts of negligence while behind the wheel. Leading causes of crashes that we see here in the state of Missouri include:

  • Distracted driving: With so many things competing for our attention these days, it’s no wonder that distracted driving is becoming more and more of a problem. Whether it’s talking on the phone, texting, or engaging in other actions that take their attention off the road, even a moment of inattention can put you and others at risk.
  • Speeding: Whether people are rushing to get somewhere or simply trying to show off, speeding increases the chances of an accident occurring. It also makes any potential accidents much more severe.
  • Driving under the influence: Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is never a good idea. Not only is it illegal, but it significantly impairs your ability to drive safely. If you’re going to drink or use drugs, make sure you have a designated driver who can take you home safely.
  • Weather conditions: Missouri weather can be unpredictable, and adverse conditions can quickly make roads dangerous. If you don’t feel comfortable driving in certain weather conditions, it’s always best to stay home or find another way to get where you’re going.

If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident that was caused by a careless or reckless driver, a car accident lawyer in Hayti Heights can help you seek the financial compensation you need and deserve to cover the damages you face.

Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you aggressively pursue legal action against the driver who caused you harm. Our personal injury attorneys will fight to ensure you are able to get justice. We will build a strong case on your behalf and demand full and timely compensation for your medical expenses, lost earnings, and more. Schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience by calling our team at 816-888-8888.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.