Jane, MO (November 24, 2022) – A traffic accident was reported in McDonald County that left a man and a woman injured. On November 22, authorities were called to the scene of a crash on Missouri State Route 90.
According to reports, at around 8:25 p.m., a 2002 Honda Civic was traveling on Missouri State Route 90 when the vehicle crossed over the center line just 10 miles east of Jane, Missouri. As a result, the vehicle struck a 2011 Mazda2. Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.
Two people suffered severe injuries in the accident. A 34-year-old, Austin Hardin of Bella Vista, Arkansas, was transported to Mercy Joplin by EMS, where they underwent further treatment for the injuries suffered. The second victim, 37-year-old Laci Daniels of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, was transported by LifeFlight to Washington Regional Hospital, where she underwent emergency care.
The incident remains under investigation.
We hope Laci Daniels and Austin Hardin recover quickly following this crash.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle collisions are a leading cause of death and injuries in the state of Missouri every year. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people across our state are hospitalized with severely broken bones, internal organ injuries, and even traumatic brain injuries as a result of crashes. There are many cases where people are harmed as a result of crashes caused by drivers who cross over the centerline.
There are several things that can cause a vehicle to cross over the centerline of travel. Some of the leading factors include:
- Driver error: The most common reason for cars crossing over the centerline is driver error. This can be due to a variety of things, including distracted driving, drowsy driving, or simply not paying attention to the road.
- Weather conditions: Bad weather can lead to cars crossing over the centerline. This is especially true in cases of high winds or ice on the road.
- Road conditions: Poorly maintained roads can also cause cars to cross over the centerline. This can be due to potholes, uneven pavement, or other hazards.
If you have been hurt as a result of an automobile accident, a Jane car accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation from the responsible party.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will take an aggressive approach toward representing you on your personal injury case. Immediately after our free initial consultation, we will go to work on investigating your accident. Our team will reach out to medical professionals who provided you with care to obtain your records. We’ll go to the scene of the accident to gather evidence. We will work with reconstructionists who can create the accident. We will do everything in our power to present the evidence necessary to sell that the defendant was at fault and demand that they pay. To get started at your earliest convenience, reach out to our Missouri personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888.
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