Peterson & Associates, P.C.

Our Blog

Manes, MO – Madelynn O’Daniel Injured in Auto Wreck on Highway 95

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Manes, MO (November 11, 2022) – A 26-year-old woman from Lynchburg, Missouri, was left with moderate injuries as a result of a traffic accident that occurred in Wright County on Thursday afternoon. The accident was reported on November 10 to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

At around 3:55 p.m., a 2012 Dodge pickup truck, driven by 56-year-old Jerry White, crossed the center lines of Highway 95 and sideswiped a 2017 Chevrolet equinox. The two vehicles were totaled as a result of the crash.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 26-year-old Madelynn O’Daniel of Lynchburg, Missouri, suffered moderate injuries in the crash. O’Daniel was transported by ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, where she underwent emergency treatment.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Madelynn O’Daniel is able to recover quickly following this accident.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Manes, MO - Madelynn O’Daniel Injured in Auto Wreck on Highway 95According to reports provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were an estimated 42,915 fatal car accidents in the United States in 2021. Millions of other accidents resulting in injuries occurred across the United States. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of these accidents take place here in the state of Missouri.

One of the most dangerous types of car accidents is when a driver crosses over the centerline into oncoming traffic. These types of accidents often result in serious injuries or even death.

There are many reasons why drivers cross over the centerline. Some do it because they are distracted by their cell phones or other objects and not paying attention to the road. Others do it because they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Still, others do it because they are simply reckless and do not care about the safety of others.

Whatever the reason, it is important for drivers to be aware of the dangers of crossing over the centerline. If you’re ever in an accident with a driver who crossed over the centerline, make sure to get medical help right away and contact a car accident lawyer in Manes to discuss your legal options.

After being injured as a result of a vehicle accident that was caused by the careless actions of another driver, you may be able to recover financial compensation to alleviate the damages that you face. Working with a knowledgeable legal team can help to ensure you are able to get the maximum amount of compensation possible.

Following your accident, our Manes car accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will site to make sure you have the money you need to cover the following damages:

  • The cost of medical care that you require for your injuries.
  • Any long-term treatment costs for therapy, rehabilitation, or other needs.
  • Lost wages that you face after being forced out of work throughout the recovery process.
  • Lost earnings if you have been left permanently disabled.
  • The cost to repair or replace your vehicle.
  • Any pain and suffering that you experience as a result of your injuries.
  • And more.

Contact our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free consultation to see how we can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.