Springfield, MO (November 22, 2022) – A traffic accident took place on Monday afternoon that left at least one person injured. On November 21, emergency crews were notified that a crash had taken place on Interstate 44.
According to law enforcement, a collision between vehicles blocked the eastbound side of Interstate 44 near US Highway 65. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash at around 2:30 p.m. Emergency crews remained on the scene for approximately one hour before reopening the road.
Medics were called to the scene of the accident to provide treatment to one victim who suffered injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where they underwent further care.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is actively investigating the crash.
We hope the victims hurt due to this accident recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, we see thousands of people harmed as a result of crashes that occur here in Springfield and across the state of Missouri. Quite often, innocent people are harmed due to motorists who engage in acts of negligence. Driving while intoxicated, distractions, and even switching lanes in a reckless manner can lead to devastating accidents that cause harm to innocent people. Dealing with the aftermath of an accident can be incredibly difficult.
There are a variety of common injuries that can occur in a car accident, ranging from broken bones to brain injuries to internal organ injuries. While some of these injuries may be minor, others can be quite serious and even life-threatening.
No matter what type of injury you have suffered as a result of your crash, there is a good chance that you will have to go through some form of medical care. Even though there are a lot of treatment options available to help crash victims, none of them guarantee a full recovery. Unfortunately, victims can also expect to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the care they require.
Depending on the circumstances of your crash, you may be able to file a claim for compensation following your crash. In order to recover compensation following your accident, you will need to file a personal injury lawsuit against the person who is at fault. A car accident lawyer in Springfield can help you seek financial compensation for the cost of medical treatment, lost wages, and more.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have over 30 years of experience helping crash victims seek financial compensation from those who are at fault for their accidents. Our team can help you obtain fair compensation that you can use to cover some of the losses and damages you face throughout the recovery process. Additionally, our team will fight to ensure you are able to get justice and hold the person who is responsible for your crash accountable. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation to get started on your case by calling 816-888-8888.
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