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Maryville, MO – Two-Vehicle Crash on US-71 near Galaxy Rd Leaves Two Injured

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Maryville, MO (November 29, 2022) – A traffic wreck took place in Nodaway County that left two people injured. At around 10:35 a.m., on November 28, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on US Highway 71.

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According to law enforcement, a 2000 Ford expedition and a 2014 Toyota Highlander were both traveling northbound on US Highway 71. As the driver of the Toyota began to slow to allow traffic to pass before making a left turn, the vehicle was struck in the rear by the Ford. The two vehicles were extensively damaged. The Ford had to be towed away from the scene.

Two people suffered injuries in the crash. The victims were identified as 25-year-old Leetta Yoder and 41-year-old Sarah Germann. Germann was transported by EMS to Mosaic Hospital in Marysville, Missouri. Yoder was transported to Mullock Clinic for medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We hope Leetta Yoder and Sarah Germann recover quickly following this accident.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Maryville, MO – Two-Vehicle Crash on US-71 near Galaxy Rd Leaves Two InjuredA traffic wreck can change your life forever. In an instant, you can be left with painful physical and mental injuries. Having to go through medical care for traumatic brain injuries, internal organ damage, and even broken bones can have a devastating impact on your life.

Unfortunately, there are several types of accidents that take place in our state every day. Rear-end accidents are one of the most common types of car accidents. They often occur when one driver is following another too closely and doesn’t have time to stop when the lead driver brakes suddenly. Other common causes of rear-end accidents include:

  • Distracted driving: texting, talking on the phone, or other activities that take a driver’s attention away from the road.
  • Drowsy driving: falling asleep at the wheel.
  • Poor weather conditions: rain, snow, or ice can make it difficult to stop quickly.
  • Speeding: going too fast makes it difficult to stop in time.

If you have been hurt in a rear-end accident, it’s important to seek medical attention right away. It is also important that you seek the assistance of a skilled legal team right away. A car accident lawyer in Maryville can help you pursue legal action against the person who is responsible.

Following your crash, our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you seek financial compensation to cover your cost of medical care and more. Our team will fight diligently to ensure you are able to hold the person who is responsible for your pain and suffering to account. We will fight to make sure you are able to recover fair compensation for your damages. Schedule a consultation by reaching out to our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888.

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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.