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Dexter, MO – Corey Martinez & Lauren Neuhaus Injured in Three-Vehicle Truck Wreck on MO-25

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Dexter, MO (October 26, 2022) – A traffic collision took place in Stoddard County that left two people with significant injuries. On October 23, at around 6:45 p.m., emergency crews were notified that a crash occurred on Missouri State Route 25.

According to local law enforcement, a 2011 Mazda 3 and a 1994 Suzuki Samurai were both stopped in traffic at a fire scene on Missouri State Route 25 just two miles south of Dexter, Missouri. The driver of a 2014 Peterbilt crane failed to yield and struck both vehicles. The impact of the crash caused the Mazda to strike a pedestrian in the area.

The driver of the Mazda, 33-year-old Lauren Neuhaus, and the pedestrian, 24-year-old Corey Martinez, were both significantly injured in the crash. Neuhaus was transported by Air Evac to St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, for the treatment of serious injuries. Martinez was transported by ambulance to the southeast health of Stoddard County and Dexter, Missouri, where he was treated for moderate injuries.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Lauren Neuhaus and Corey Martinez recover quickly following this accident.

Truck Accidents in Missouri

Dexter, MO – Corey Martinez & Lauren Neuhaus Injured in Three-Vehicle Truck Wreck on MO-25Each year, countless innocent people are hurt as a result of vehicle collisions that occur in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, these accidents can happen for a variety of reasons. Most often, auto collisions are a result of human error.

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of vehicle accidents in our state each year. Distracted driving includes anything that takes your attention away from the task of driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating or drinking, or engaging in any activity that takes the driver’s attention off the road. Distracted driving is especially dangerous because it increases your reaction time if something unexpected happens on the road.

Drunk driving is another action that has devastating consequences for motorists. Even a small amount of alcohol can impair your judgment and coordination, making it more difficult to drive safely.

Careless or reckless driving covers a wide range of unsafe behaviors behind the wheel, from tailgating to speeding to weaving between lanes of traffic. These activities are all incredibly dangerous and increase your chances of being involved in an accident.

Poor road conditions are also a contributing factor to car accidents. Potholes, debris in the roadway, ice or snow, and even bad weather can all make it more difficult to drive safely.

If you have been harmed as a result of a motor vehicle accident, our Dexter pedestrian accident lawyer can help you file a personal injury case against the person who is responsible.

At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our team is committed to helping injured parties seek the maximum amount of compensation possible for their legal claims. We can help you get the money you need to cover your medical costs, repairs for your vehicle, and more. Contact our law firm today at 816-888-8888 to see how our personal injury lawyers 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.