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Cole, MO – Crash with Injuries Reported on Route C near Simpson St

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Cole, MO (October 16, 2022) – A traffic collision took place in Cole County that left a 65-year-old man injured. Just before two p.m., October 14, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified that a collision occurred on Route C.

According to local law enforcement, a 2007 GMC Sierra was traveling eastbound on Route C when it collided with a 2001 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck just east of Simpson Street. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene of the accident as a result of the damage they suffered.

The driver of the GMC, 64-year-old Clarence Pryor of Versailles, Missouri, was injured in the crash. Prior was transported to Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri, for the treatment of injuries.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.

Our thoughts are with Clarence Pryor as we hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Cole, MO – Crash with Injuries Reported on Route C near Simpson StAutomobile accidents take place every day in our state. Unfortunately, these accidents leave tens of thousands of people harmed every year. There are a number of factors that can contribute to the likelihood of being in a car accident, but some are more significant than others.

One of the most important factors is age. Teenagers and young adults are much more likely to be involved in accidents than older drivers. This is due in part to inexperience behind the wheel, but also to recklessness.

Other risk factors include speeding, drunk driving, and distracted driving which includes texting while driving. These behaviors increase the chance of an accident occurring, and can have devastating consequences. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, it’s important to seek experienced legal help to ensure that your rights are protected. A Cole car accident lawyer will be able to help determine what legal options are available to help you move forward.

Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of innocent parties. Following your crash, we will conduct an investigation to determine the cause. We will identify all factors that contributed to the accident taking place in the responsible party. We will pursue legal action against them, so you are able to secure the money you need to cover your damages.

Schedule a consultation with our personal injury lawyers in Missouri at your earliest convenience to get started on your lawsuit. Our lawyers are available by calling 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.