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Elk Fork Township, MO – Truck Crash on Route Y near Purchase Rd Leaves Man Injured

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

Elk Fork Township, MO (October 20, 2022) – A traffic incident took place in Pettis County that left a 44-year-old man from Sedalia, Missouri, injured. On October 19, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a collision on Route Y.

According to local law enforcement, just before 9:30 a.m., a 2007 Honda accord was traveling through the area of Route Y and purchase Road when the vehicle began to slow down to make a left turn at the intersection. The driver of a 2007 international TK1 attempted to pass the vehicle, causing them to both collide.

The driver of the Honda, 44-year-old Alma Martinez, suffered injuries in the accident. Martinez was transported by ambulance to Boswell Regional Health Center, where he was treated for his injuries.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the traffic incident are under investigation.

We hope Alma Martinez is able to recover quickly and fully following this accident.

Truck Accidents in Missouri

Elk Fork Township, MO – Truck Crash on Route Y near Purchase Rd Leaves Man InjuredBeing harmed in a traffic collision can impact your life in a variety of ways. Most people who are involved in serious accidents suffer overwhelming physical consequences. We see countless people left with traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and other severe injuries. Not only do victims suffer physically, but emotionally as well. Many victims struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and other emotional consequences. Unfortunately, victims often face towering financial burdens as well.

In Missouri, the law of pure comparative negligence applies to car accident cases. This means that if you are found to be even 1% at fault for an accident, you may still recover damages from the other driver or drivers involved, but your own damages will be reduced by your percentage of fault. For example, if you are awarded $10,000 in damages but are found to be 10% at fault, you would only receive $9,000. The fact that semi-truck cases often have much larger policies to provide coverage for the damages that victims endure means it is critical that injured parties are able to fully prove the damages and losses they suffered. A strong legal team can make a huge difference when it comes to pursuing full compensation for the damages you face.

Our Elk Fork Township truck accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. to meet with you for a free consultation. We will discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and help you to better understand your rights and responsibilities.

Following your crash, our team will create a strong legal claim on your behalf. We will prove that the defendant is at fault for your damages. We will demand that they pay you timely compensation for your lost wages, medical expenses, the cost to repair or replace your vehicle, and more.

Our team can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started. 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.