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Lee’s Summit, MO – Steven Prettyman Injured in Pedestrian Crash on US-50 near Harris Rd

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Lee’s Summit, MO (November 15, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Jackson County that left one man with significant injuries. Calls for help were received by the Missouri State Highway Patrol regarding a crash that took place on US Highway 50 on November 13.

At around 545 p.m., the 60-year-old Steven Prettyman of Lone Jack, Missouri, was removing a dead deer out of the roadway on US Highway 50 near Harris Road when he was struck by a 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck.

Prettyman suffered significant injuries due to the crash. He was transported by southern Jackson County EMS to Research Medical Center, where he was treated for his injuries by medical professionals.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.

We hope Steven Prettyman is able to recover quickly following this accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri

Lee’s Summit, MO – Steven Prettyman Injured in Pedestrian Crash on US-50 near Harris RdPedestrian accidents can have devastating consequences on the lives of those involved. Unfortunately, thousands of pedestrians are hurt as a result of crashes that take place in the United States each year. Here in Missouri, we see many victims suffer debilitating injuries as a result of these accidents.

As more and more drivers are being distracted by their cell phones and other objects while behind the wheel, and the number of pedestrian crashes continues to rise across our state, it is clear that this is a growing problem on our roadways.

Distractions are one of the leading causes of crashes that we see here in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, people who are not paying attention to the road ahead due to their cell phones can cause serious injuries to other people sharing the road. In addition to distractions caused by cell phones, we see many crashes take place as a result of drivers who are eating or drinking, messing with the radio, or engaging in other actions that take their attention off the road.

If you have been hurt as a result of a pedestrian accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A Lee’s Summit pedestrian accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation to cover the damages that you face as a result of your crash.

Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are fully committed to helping crash victims get justice after being harmed. Our team can build a solid case on your behalf and seek the maximum amount of financial compensation for the damages that you face. Following your accident, we will fight to ensure you have the money you need to cover your medical expenses, lost earnings, and various other costs you face.

Our personal injury lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started. Contact our law firm today by calling 816-888-8888 to discuss your case in the legal options that are available to help you move forward.

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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.