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Racine, MO – Frank Thompson and Nathan Abernathy Hurt in Wreck on Kentucky Rd

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Racine, MO (November 27, 2022) – A traffic crash took place in Newton County on Friday evening that left two men injured. On November 25, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Kentucky Road.

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Preliminary reports show that the driver of a 2004 Lincoln town car ran a red light on Kentucky Road just one mile west of Racine, Missouri. As a result, the vehicle struck a 2022 GMC Sierra at approximately 5 p.m. Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.

The drivers of both vehicles were injured. EMS responded to the scene and provided care to 61-year-old Nathan Abernathy and 80-year-old Frank Thompson. Thompson was then transported by ambulance to Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. Abernathy was transported to Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.

The crash is currently being investigated

We hope Frank Thompson and Nathan Abernathy recover quickly.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Racine, MO - Frank Thompson and Nathan Abernathy Hurt in Wreck on Kentucky RdBeing involved in a car crash can change your life forever. Unfortunately, we see countless innocent people left with severe injuries as a result of collisions in our state every year. There are many cases where innocent people suffer painful physical and emotional injuries due to the negligence of others.

Negligence occurs when a driver of the vehicle fails to use reasonable care while behind the wheel. Unfortunately, this can happen in a variety of ways. Negligent actions can include speeding, running red lights or stop signs, making illegal turns, or even failing to signal when changing lanes. All of these actions can put other drivers and pedestrians at risk, and can easily lead to an accident.

When negligence is the cause of an accident, the liable party may be held financially responsible for any damages that result. This can include vehicle repair expenses, medical bills, lost wages, and more. If you’ve been involved in an accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence, it’s important to speak with a Racine car accident lawyer who can help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Our personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are completely dedicated to helping those harmed in collisions get justice. Following your accident, our team will build a strong case on your behalf. We will fight to ensure you are able to maximize the amount of compensation you recover for all of the damages you face. Our team will not only fight to protect your legal rights, but we will advocate on your behalf as well to ensure your best interests are protected. Schedule a consultation with 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.