Kirksville, MO (November 23, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in the Kirksville area on Tuesday evening that left two people injured. Calls for assistance came in at around 4:30 p.m. on November 22.
According to reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2007 Chrysler Pacifica in the 2008 Jeep Compass were both left totaled following a crash on Highway 6 at the intersection of industrial Road. Preliminary investigations have determined that the driver of the Chrysler failed to yield the right-of-way to the Jeep at the intersection. As a result, the Jeep crashed into the Pacific and overturned.
Two people suffered injuries due to the crash. The victims, 27-year-old Robert Pine and 58-year-old Maria Barraza, were both transported to Northeast Regional Medical Center, where they were providing medical care.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is currently conducting a crash investigation.
We hope Robert Pine and Maria Barraza recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Car crashes caused by drivers who failed to yield to others is a preventable problem. Every day, drivers make the mistake of not yielding to oncoming traffic, pedestrians, or cyclists. This can result in a serious car crash that could have been avoided.
There are a few things you can do to avoid this mistake:
- Pay attention to your surroundings at all times and be prepared to yield to oncoming traffic, pedestrians, or cyclists.
- When approaching an intersection, look both ways and be sure to yield to any oncoming traffic before proceeding.
- If you are stopped at an intersection, do not assume that oncoming traffic will stop for you. Always look and make sure it is safe before proceeding.
By following these simple tips, you can help avoid a potentially serious car crash. Unfortunately, car accidents cannot be prevented 100% of the time. If you have been hurt as a result of an auto accident, it is important that you seek legal guidance right away. A Kirksville car accident lawyer can help you pursue legal action against the person who is responsible for the crash.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have dedication and experience when it comes to helping crash victims get justice after being harmed. Following your crash, our team will provide you with a variety of services to make sure you are able to get justice.
We will investigate your accident to make sure you have the strongest case possible. We will go to the scene of the accident to gather evidence and build your case. We will work with experts who can re-create the crash. We will also work with financial experts who can determine the extent of damages you have suffered. This and other information will be used to build your case and prove that the defendant is at fault and demand timely compensation from them. We will fight to ensure you are able to get justice. Schedule a free consultation by reaching out to our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888.
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