Nevada, MO (November 27, 2022) – A car wreck took place in Vernon County that left two men injured. At around 5:55 p.m., on November 24, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a traffic accident occurred on US Highway 55.
According to law enforcement, a 2009 BMW 328i crashed into the rear of a 1994 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck on US Highway 54 just 12 miles east of Nevada, Missouri. Both vehicles were severely damaged in the crash and had to be towed from the scene.
Two men suffered injuries due to the traffic accident. The victims were identified as 42-year-old Charles Pratts of Nevada, Missouri, and 55-year-old James Bennett of Nevada, Missouri. Both victims were transported to Nevada regional center in Nevada, Missouri, where they underwent further treatment for the injuries they suffered.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is actively investigating the crash.
We hope James Bennett and Charles Pratt recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Missouri
A crash can be mentally and physically damaging. Regrettably, countless victims face towering financial consequences as well. Following your accident, there may be legal options available to help you recover.
Following your crash, you may be able to recover damages for your pain and suffering. This includes physical pain, emotional distress, and any other mental or physical anguish you’ve experienced as a result of the accident.
You may also be able to recover damages for your medical costs. This includes any time you spend in the hospital, the cost of surgery, any medications you need, or other treatment you’ve needed as a result of the accident. If you’ve lost wages as a result of the accident, you may also be able to recover those damages.
If your vehicle was damaged in the accident, you may be able to recover the cost of repairs or replacement. This includes damage to the body of the vehicle, as well as any damage to the engine, transmission, or other mechanical parts.
If you think you may be entitled to damages after a car accident, it’s important to consult with an experienced Nevada car accident attorney who can help evaluate your case and fight for the compensation you deserve.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are well-versed in handling litigation for car crash victims across the state of Missouri. Following your accident, our team will fight to ensure you are able to hold the person who is responsible for your crash to account. We will demand timely compensation to ensure you have the money you need to cover the costs and losses that you face as a result of your crash. Schedule a consultation with our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888.
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