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Blue Springs, MO – Hit-and-Run Crash with Injuries Reported on I-70 near Highway 7

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Blue Springs, MO (October 9, 2022) – One 39-year-old woman from Blue Springs, Missouri, was transported to Centerpoint Hospital following a traffic incident that occurred in Jackson County. Just after 4:15 p.m., on October 6, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a collision occurred on Interstate 70.

According to local law enforcement, a 2022 Buick was traveling on the eastbound side of Interstate 71 a second vehicle overtook the vehicle and crashed into it near Highway 7. The impact of the crash caused the Buick to go off the roadway. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene.

The driver of the Buick, 39-year-old Deborah Leone, suffered injuries in the crash. She was transported by ambulance to Centerpoint Hospital, for further treatment of injuries.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is conducting a crash investigation at this time.

We hope Deborah Leone recovers quickly following this accident.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Blue Springs, MO – Hit-and-Run Crash with Injuries Reported on I-70 near Highway 7Every day, motor vehicle accidents take place in the state of Missouri that have a negative impact on the lives of innocent people. We see countless people hospitalized with significant injuries that require medical care. There are many causes of car accidents in Missouri. The most common include:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Poor road conditions
  • Weather conditions
  • Fatigue

Car accidents can have devastating consequences, including serious injuries, property damage, and even death. In Missouri, tens of thousands of people are hospitalized annually due to traffic collisions. Drivers who engage in acts of negligence can be held legally accountable for their actions.

When innocent people suffer injuries as a result of crashes, they are able to file personal injury lawsuits against the responsible parties. These legal claims help innocent people recover financial compensation to cover the losses and damages they face.

If you were injured in a car accident that was not your fault, you may be able to recover compensation for the damages you face. Damages that are compensatory in nature are intended to reimburse you for your losses and include medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering, and emotional distress. If the other driver was at fault, their insurance company should pay for your damages.

A car accident lawyer in Blue Springs can help you better understand your rights and responsibilities in the time after a crash.

Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you file your personal injury case following your crash. Our team will fight to help you get the money you need and deserve to cover your damages. Our team has a proven track record of success when it comes to litigating personal injury lawsuits. We will help you get justice and hold the person who caused your injuries to account. Contact our law firm today at 816-888-8888 to see how our attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you.

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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.