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Franklin, MO – Betty Reed Injured in Crash on Route K near Shady Beach Ln

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Franklin, MO (October 15, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Franklin County left an 84-year-old woman injured. At around 3:10 p.m., on October 13, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on Route K.

According to local law enforcement, a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe collided with a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado on Route K in the area near Shady Beach Lane. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene of the accident due to the damage that they suffered.

An 84-year-old woman involved in the accident, identified as Betty Reed of St. Clair, Missouri, suffered injuries in the crash. She was transported by St. Clair Ambulance to Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital, where she underwent emergency care.

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

We hope Betty Reed is able to recover quickly following this accident.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Franklin, MO – Betty Reed Injured in Crash on Route K near Shady Beach LnIn 2021, there were over 1,000 car accidents in Missouri that resulted in fatalities. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of others were left seriously injured as a result of collisions.  The physical, emotional, and financial tolls can be devastating. Quite often, victims and their families struggle to move forward. Dealing with painful injuries can be quite challenging. There are several types of injuries that victims of car accidents can suffer from.

One of the most common injuries from car accidents is spinal cord injuries. These injuries can result in paralysis, which can be temporary or permanent. People who suffer from these injuries often have to go through extensive medical treatment, therapy, and rehabilitation.

Another common injury from car accidents is a concussion. A concussion is a brain injury that can occur when the head hits something hard, such as the steering wheel or dashboard. Concussions can cause headaches, dizziness, and confusion.

Broken bones are also common injuries from car accidents. The most common broken bones are in the arms and legs. However, ribs and collarbones can also be broken in car accidents. Broken bones can be very painful and may require surgery to heal properly.

Finally, internal bleeding is a serious but relatively uncommon injury from car accidents. Internal bleeding occurs when one of the organs is damaged and begins to bleed. This can be very dangerous and even life-threatening if not treated immediately.

If you have suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the person who caused you harm. A Franklin car accident lawyer can help you determine the legal options that are available to help you move forward.

Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience helping injured parties get justice following their accidents. Our lawyers are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of Missourians by pursuing legal action against those who cause them harm. Contact our law firm today at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free consultation to get started on your case.

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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.