Jackson, MO (November 1, 2022) – A woman was left seriously injured following a motor vehicle accident in Jackson County on Monday afternoon. On October 31, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Highway 40.
Just before 3:15 p.m., a 2017 Subaru outback crashed into the rear of a 2018 Hyundai Elantra on Highway 40 at the intersection of Bellmere Road. The impact of the crash caused the Hyundai to strike a 2018 Nissan Rogue. All three vehicles were totaled in the crash.
The driver of the Hyundai, 22-year-old Isabella Bears of Blue Springs, Missouri, suffered serious injuries in the crash. Bears was transported to Centerpoint Hospital, where she underwent emergency medical treatment.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
We hope Isabella Bears is able to recover quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Crashes take place far too often in Missouri that result in serious injuries for those involved. In fact, tens of thousands of people are hospitalized annually as a result of collisions that take place in our state. When innocent people are harmed as a result of accidents caused by negligent drivers, they are able to pursue legal action. Filing a personal injury lawsuit can help you recover financial compensation to alleviate the losses and costs you face.
In order to recover damages, you must be able to prove that the defendant in your case was at fault for the accident. You will need to show that the defendant engaged in some action that breached their duty of care to you, and that this breach resulted in your injuries and damages. For example, if the other driver was speeding or driving recklessly, they may be found at fault for the accident.
If you are successful in proving that the other driver was at fault, you may be able to recover damages for your lost wages, medical expenses, and vehicle repair costs. You may also be able to recover punitive damages if the other driver’s conduct was particularly egregious.
If you suffered injuries as a result of a car accident in Missouri, contact an experienced Jackson car accident attorney to discuss the legal options that are available to help you get justice.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have over three decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of innocent. Following your crash, our team will demand fair and timely compensation to ensure you have the money you need and deserve. We will prove that the defendant caused you harm in demand timely compensation to alleviate the costs and losses that you face. You can depend on our team from Peterson & Associates, P.C. to fight fearlessly to ensure you are able to get justice. Schedule a consultation with our personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888. Our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to get started on your case.
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