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Doolittle, MO – Three-Vehicle Truck Crash on I-44 near MM 178 Leaves Woman Injured

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Doolittle, MO (October 29, 2022) – A traffic incident took place in Phelps County on Thursday evening that left one woman injured. At around 7:45 p.m., on October 27, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Interstate 44.

According to reports, a 2018 Freightliner Cascadia. For constructions on traffic on the westbound side of Interstate 44 near mile marker 178. As the driver of a 2010 Lexus RX 350 began to slow down for stopped traffic, it was struck by a 2018 International LT 625. The Freightliner Cascadia was then struck by the international truck. The impact of the crash sent me Freightliner and the Lexus off the right side of the roadway.

A passenger inside the Lexus, 69-year-old Donna Bauer of Fairfield Towns, Ohio, was injured in the accident. She was transported by Phelps Health EMS to Phelps Health Hospital, where she underwent emergency medical care.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is actively investigating the crash.

We hope Donna Bauer recovers quickly following this accident.

Truck Accidents in Missouri

Doolittle, MO – Three-Vehicle Truck Crash on I-44 near MM 178 Leaves Woman InjuredEach year, traffic collisions in Missouri leave people with painful physical and emotional injuries. Common injuries that are reported in vehicle collisions across our state include:

  • Head injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Internal injuries (liver, spleen, kidney)
  • Fractures (arm, leg, vertebrae)
  • Concussion/traumatic brain Injury

In addition to the impact itself, victims can suffer injuries from airbags and even debris on the road. Airbags are a lifesaving technology and can protect people in car accidents. However, they can also cause serious injuries if they deploy incorrectly or if they hit someone improperly. Injuries that may result from an airbag include head and neck injuries, spinal cord injuries, and death.

Road debris can cause serious injuries when it hits someone in a car accident. This includes broken glass, metal fragments, and nails that fly through the air during a collision. These objects can easily penetrate the skin and cause severe injury or even death.

If you have been harmed as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Following your crash, a Doolittle truck accident lawyer can help you file a personal injury case against the driver who is responsible.

At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our personal injury lawyers can help you seek the maximum amount of compensation possible for your damages. We will help you get money to cover your costs of medical care, vehicle repairs, and more. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started. Contact our team at 816-888-8888 to see how we 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.