St Joseph, MO (November 23, 2022) – A man was left seriously injured following a crash that took place in St. Joseph on Tuesday morning. On November 22, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified that a crash occurred on Interstate 29.
According to law enforcement, a 2005 Jeep and a 2020 Toyota collided on Interstate 29 in the St. Joseph area. Preliminary investigations show that the Jeep began to slow down for a crash ahead on the roadway. As the vehicle began to merge over to the lane for passing, it was cut off by a second vehicle. The Jeep then stopped along the road and was struck in the rear by the Toyota.
One person involved in the crash suffered serious injuries. The victim was identified as 38-year-old Eddismeal Pereira Ayala of St. Joseph, Missouri. He was transported by ambulance to Mosaic Lifecare in St. Joseph, Missouri.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with Eddismeal Pereira Ayala at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, car accidents leave countless people in Missouri with serious injuries. Unfortunately, there are many instances where people are harmed as a result of crashes that are preventable. Congested areas tend to be accident-prone here in our state.
There are many reasons crowded areas lead to more rear-end accidents. First, when traffic is slowed or stopped in a congested area, drivers may not be paying as much attention to the road as they should be. They may be chatting with passengers, messing with the radio, or looking for an exit. If traffic starts moving again suddenly, they may not have time to brake before hitting the car in front of them.
Another reason has to do with the following distance. In a crowd, it’s harder to leave enough space between you and the car ahead of you. And if you do have to brake suddenly, the chances of rear-ending the car in front of you increase.
If you have been harmed as a result of a rear-end accident, you may have legal options available to help you. Following a crash, you may be able to seek financial compensation to cover the cost of repairing your vehicle, cover your medical expenses, and more. A St. Joseph car accident lawyer will be able to help guide you through the legal process.
Our car accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you pursue legal action following your crash. Her team will build a strong case on your behalf and prove the damages were caused by the defendant. Her team will fight for fair compensation to make sure you have the money that you need to cover your damages. Schedule a free consultation with our personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888.
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