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Lebanon, MO – Shelby Dalton & Child Hurt In Crash on Highway 5

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Lebanon, MO (November 27, 2022) – A crash in Laclede County left two people entered on Friday morning. At around 5 a.m. on November 25, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Highway 5.

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According to law enforcement, a 2006 Toyota Corolla was struck in the rear by an unknown vehicle on Highway five just eight miles north of Lebanon, Missouri. The second vehicle fled the scene of the accident.

Two people in the Toyota, 30-year-old Shelby Dalton and an 11-year-old male, both suffered injuries in the crash. The two victims were transported by Mercy EMS to Lake Regional Medical Center, where they underwent emergency care.

Troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol are actively investigating the crash.

We hope Shelby Dalton and the child injured in this crash recover quickly.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Lebanon, MO – Shelby Dalton & Child Hurt In Crash on Highway 5Auto accidents occur daily in the state of Missouri that result in devastating injuries. In fact, hundreds of people are left with injuries as a result of accidents that take place in our state. Unfortunately, the majority of accidents are a result of drivers who are negligent.

Speeding drivers are one of the most common causes of car accidents in Missouri. Speed limits are put in place for a reason, and speeding makes it more difficult for drivers to control their vehicles and respond to traffic conditions.

Impairment is another common cause of car accidents in Missouri. Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol can pose a danger to themselves and other motorists.

Changing lanes recklessly is another cause of car accidents in Missouri. When drivers don’t use their turn signals or fail to check their blind spots, they put other motorists at risk.

If you have been hurt as a result of an accident that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit to seek financial compensation for some of the damages that you face. A car accident lawyer in Missouri can help you protect your legal rights and collect the maximum amount of financial compensation possible.

Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have earned a reputation for providing our clients with skilled representation that helps them achieve a favorable outcome. Following your accident, our team will fight to ensure you are able to get justice. We will fight to make sure the person that caused your pain and suffering is held accountable. Our team will not only investigate your accident, but we will build a strong case by gathering evidence from a variety of sources. Schedule a free case evaluation with our personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience by calling 816-888-8888 to 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.