Franklin, MO (October 15, 2022) – A traffic incident reported in Franklin County left one teen injured. At around 4:10 p.m., on October 13, emergency crews were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Old US Highway 50.
According to local law enforcement, a 1992 Honda Accord was exiting a private driveway on old US Highway 50 just west of old Farm estate Road when he became involved in a collision with a 2021 Kia Telluride. Both vehicles had to be towed away from the scene of the accident due to the extent of damages suffered.
The driver of the Honda, 18-year-old Tyler Maynard of Union, Missouri, suffered injuries in the crash. He was transported by union EMS to Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri, for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Tyler Maynard as we hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Auto collisions in the state of Missouri take place every single day that result in injuries. There are many cases where people are left with severe injuries and accidents due to negligent drivers. In Missouri, some of the most common causes of car accidents include:
Speeding: speeding is one of the leading causes of car accidents in the state. Speeding makes it difficult to stop or maneuver in time to avoid an accident.
Distracted driving: distracted driving includes anything that takes a driver’s attention away from the road. This can be texting, talking on the phone, eating, drinking, fiddling with the radio, or even just daydreaming.
Driving under the influence: driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is extremely dangerous and one of the leading causes of car accidents. It impairs a driver’s ability to make sound judgments and reactions.
When drivers engage in acts of negligence while operating their vehicles, they placed the lives of innocent parties at risk. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people in our state are hospitalized annually with injuries following vehicle collisions. If you’ve suffered injuries in a traffic collision that was caused by another motorist’s reckless actions, a Franklin car accident lawyer can help you file a legal claim against the responsible driver.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have extensive experience protecting the legal rights of victims across the state of Missouri. Following your accident, our team can help you pursue legal action to seek compensation to cover your medical expenses, lost wages, and more. Our lawyers will investigate your crash. We will gather evidence on your behalf. We will put together a solid claim and negotiate compensation to make sure you get the money you need and deserve contact our law firm today at 816-888-8888 to see how are Missouri personal injury lawyers can help you.
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