Jefferson, MO (November 13, 2022) – Several victims were hospitalized following a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Saturday morning in Jefferson County. Calls for help came in just after 12:30 a.m., on November 12.
According to local law enforcement, a crash involving a 1996 Chevrolet Silverado occurred on Route BB just north of Three B Road. The driver of the Chevrolet failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and, as a result, the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned. The Chevrolet was totaled as a result of the crash.
Several people suffered injuries as a result of the accident. The victims were identified as 18-year-old Allen Cavins, 18-year-old Connor Hamman, 18-year-old Cameron Horr, 19-year-old Maxemilion Kolano, and a 17-year-old male.
All five injured victims were transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South, where they underwent treatment.
The crash remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at this time.
Our thoughts are with Allen Cavins, Connor Hamman, Cameron Horr, Maxemilion Kolano, and the teen injured in this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Crashes take place every day in the state of Missouri that have devastating consequences for those involved. Regrettably, we see countless crashes take place every day that are entirely preventable. In some cases, these accidents involve drivers who failed to negotiate curves on roadways. This can happen for a variety of reasons.
Speeding is one of the most common causes of traffic collisions that occur on curved roads. When drivers fail to slow down as they enter a curve, they increase the chance of losing control of their vehicles. In some cases, this can lead to serious accidents.
In addition to speeding, there are several other factors that often contribute to these types of crashes. Poor road conditions, such as potholes or debris in the roadway, can make it difficult for drivers to negotiate a curve safely. In addition, driver distraction is another leading cause of accidents on curved roads. Drivers who are not paying attention to the road ahead may not see a curve in time to slow down and may end up crashing into another vehicle or off the road entirely.
If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, you may be able to take legal action against them. A Jefferson car accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation to cover the damages that you face. If the negligence or reckless actions of another motorist have caused you harm, you may be able to recover financial compensation to alleviate the medical costs you face, any lost earnings you have suffered, and a variety of other financial burdens resulting from your crash.
Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you pursue legal action. Our team will remain by your side and fights to protect your legal rights and best interest every step of the way. In addition, our team will advocate on your behalf to ensure you are able to get justice. Contact our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888 to get started.
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