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Kansas City, MO – Multi-Vehicle Truck Accident with Injuries on I-35 near MM 7.8

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Kansas City, MO (November 4, 2022) – A truck accident took place in Clay County on Wednesday morning that resulted in injuries. This after 11:10 a.m., on November 2, emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Interstate 35.

Preliminary investigations so that a 2008 Nissan Altima and a 2020 Toyota Corolla changed lanes at the same time while traveling on the southbound side of Interstate 35. As a result, the two vehicles collided near mile marker 7.8. The impact of the collision caused the Nissan to bounce off and strike a 2007 Peterbilt.

A 34-year-old man involved in the accident, identified as Donte Powell of Kansas City, Missouri, suffered injuries in the crash.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Donte Powell recovers quickly following this accident.

Truck Accidents in Missouri

Kansas City, MO – Multi-Vehicle Truck Accident with Injuries on I-35 near MM 7.8Truck accidents take place in the state of Missouri every day that result in injuries. When people suffer serious injury is as a result of truck accidents, they may be able to pursue legal action.

In Missouri, as in most states, trucking companies are required to carry liability insurance. This insurance is designed to protect the trucking company and its drivers from claims arising out of accidents caused by the negligence of the company or its drivers. In order to recover under this insurance, the injured party must prove that the trucking company or its driver was at fault for the accident.

There are a number of different ways to prove fault in a truck accident case. The most common is to show that the truck driver was negligent. To do this, the plaintiff must show that the driver failed to use reasonable care in operating the truck. This can be shown by presenting evidence of speeding, reckless driving, or other unsafe driving behaviors. It can also be shown by presenting evidence that the driver was fatigued or distracted at the time of the accident

Another way to prove fault is to show that the trucking company was negligent in hiring or training its drivers. To do this, the plaintiff must show that the company knew or should have known that its driver was not qualified to operate a tractor-trailer safely. This can be shown by presenting evidence of previous accidents involving the same driver, complaints about the driver’s safety record, or evidence that the company did not conduct a proper background check on the driver before hiring him/her.

Finally, fault can also be proven by showing that the truck itself was defective in some way. This could be due to faulty brakes, tire blowouts or inadequate maintenance. If you have suffered injuries in a truck accident, it is important that you reach out to a Kansas City truck accident lawyer right away. Following your request, you may be able to recover compensation for the damages you face.

Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can build a strong case on your behalf and prove that the defendant was negligent and should be held accountable. Our team will demand full compensation for your lost wages, medical expenses, and more. Schedule a free consultation with our team today by calling 816-888-8888. Our personal injury lawyers are ready to take your case and get started.

 

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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.