Franklin, MO (October 18, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Franklin County that left a 21-year-old man injured. On October 17, troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified that a crash on Project Road required assistance.
According to local law enforcement, at around 5:40 a.m., a collision between a 2014 Dodge Journey and a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt took place on Project Road just east of Maupin Road.
The impact of the collision caused the dogs to go on the left side of the roadway and strike offense before overturning.
The driver of the Dodge, 21-year-old Jacob Fritz of Lonedell, Missouri, was injured in the accident. Fritz was transported to Mercy Hospital South, where he was treated for his injuries.
Investigations into the crash are currently underway by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts are with Jacob Fritz as we hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle collisions in Missouri are a leading cause of injury and death every year. Tens of thousands of people are hospitalized with significant injuries that impact their ability to perform various tasks. Many victims struggled to move forward after suffering injuries and accidents.
If you’ve been hurt as a result of a vehicle crash, a Franklin car accident lawyer can help you file a personal injury case against the person who is responsible. This type of claim can help you recover financial compensation to alleviate the impacts of some of the costs and losses you face filing your crash.
Some of the damages that our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will help you recover compensation for include:
- Lost Wages: If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to recover lost wages if you’re unable to work due to your injuries. This includes both past and future lost wages.
- Vehicle Repair Costs: If your vehicle was damaged in the accident, you may be able to recover the cost of repairs. This can include both the cost of parts and labor.
- Medical Bills: If you’ve incurred any medical expenses as a result of the accident, you may be able to recover those costs. This can include the time you spent in the hospital, visits to the doctor or specialists, rehabilitation, physical therapy, and more.
- Pain and Suffering: You may also be able to recover damages for pain and suffering caused by the accident. This is typically calculated based on the severity of your injuries and how long they are expected to last.
Our personal injury lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and get started. Contact our personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888.
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