Franklin, MO (October 23, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident occurred in Franklin County that resulted in injuries. Around 4:20 p.m., October 20, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the site of a crash on Missouri State Route 100.
According to local law enforcement, a collision between a 2007 Yamaha V star in the 2008 GMC Sierra, which was towing a 2000 flatbed trailer, occurred on the eastbound side of Missouri State Route 100 near Oak View Estates Court.
The impact of the crash sent the Yamaha off the right side of the road. The Yamaha was totaled as a result of the crash. The rider, 20-year-old Aidan Lummus of St. Peters, Missouri, was injured in the crash. She was transported to a local hospital, where she underwent emergency care.
The crash remains under investigation.
We hope Aidan Lummus recovers quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Car accidents take place every day in the state of Missouri. These incidents add up to tens of thousands of people being hospitalized each year as a result of crashes in our state. Many people are left with severe injuries that impact their lives immediately and indefinitely.
Paralysis is one of the most serious injuries that can occur in a car accident. It is caused by damage to the spinal cord or nerves and can result in complete or partial loss of movement and feeling.
Burns are another common injury suffered in car accidents. They can be caused by contact with hot surfaces or chemicals or by exposure to flames or explosions. Burns can range from mild to severe and can cause permanent disfigurement and disability.
Cuts and lacerations are also common car accident injuries. They can be caused by broken glass, metal fragments, or sharp edges. Cuts and lacerations can range from minor to severe and may require stitches or surgery to close.
If you’ve been hurt as a result of a traffic collision, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused you harm. A Frankllin car accident lawyer will be able to help you determine the best legal approach moving forward.
For more than 30 years, our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have fought to protect Missourians who have been harmed in crashes due to negligent motorists. Our team is well-versed in handling these litigation surrounding car accidents, so you can depend on us to provide you with fearless representation that delivers the results that you need. Schedule a consultation with our personal injury team today by calling 816-888-8888 to get started.
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