Jefferson, MO (November 18, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Jefferson County on Thursday afternoon that left two people injured. Around 320 p.m., November 17, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a traffic crash occurred on Jarvis Road.
According to reports, a collision between vehicles occurred on Jarvis Road at the intersection of peace Meadows Drive. The impact of the crash sent a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu off the right side of the roadway, where it struck a tree. The vehicle was totaled in the accident.
Two people suffered significant injuries in the crash. The victims were identified as 43-year-old Tiffany Cochran and 65-year-old Festle Moore. The victims were transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South, where they underwent emergency care.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is looking into the circumstances of the crash.
We hope Tiffany Cochran and Festle Moore recover quickly following this crash.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Being involved in a traffic accident contained your life instantly. This is especially true if you have been left with serious injuries as a result of your accident. Unfortunately, people across the state of Missouri are left with significant injuries as a result of collisions that occur every single day.
There are many cases where people are hurt as a result of accidents that are caused by negligence. Some of the most common causes of traffic collisions in our state include:
- Distracted Driving: Distracted driving is anything that takes your attention away from the task of driving. It can be anything from talking on the phone to fiddling with the radio. Even daydreaming can be a form of distracted driving.
- Impaired Driving: Impaired driving is any type of driving that is done while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. This includes prescription medications as well as illegal drugs. Even over-the-counter medication can impair your ability to drive safely.
- Aggressive Driving: Aggressive driving is any type of driving that puts other people in danger. This can include speeding, tailgating, running red lights, and switching lanes of traffic in a reckless manner.
If you have been hurt as a result of an automobile accident that was caused by another driver’s careless actions, a Jefferson car accident lawyer can help you pursue legal action. Following your accident, you may be able to seek financial compensation to cover some of the costs and losses that you face.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will fight to make sure you are able to get every dollar that is owed to you. We will demand timely compensation to alleviate the costs and losses you face, including:
- Lost wages.
- Lost earnings.
- Medical costs.
- Long-term care expenses.
- Repairs for your vehicle.
- And more.
We can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started. Our lawyers are available at 816-888-8888.
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