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Jefferson, MO – 13-Year-Old Girl Hurt in Truck Crash on US-67 near Baisch Dr

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Truck Accidents

Jefferson, MO (October 27, 2022) – A young teen was left injured as a result of a truck crash that took place in Jefferson County on Tuesday evening. On October 25, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on US Highway 67.

According to reports provided by authorities, at around 7 p.m., a rear-end collision between a 2006 Ford 500 and a 1990 international 4900 chalk took place on US Highway 67 at Baisch Drive.

The Ford was totaled as a result of the crash and had to be towed away from the scene.

A passenger in the Ford, identified as a 13-year-old female from Farmington, Missouri, was seriously injured in the accident. The young teen was transported to St. Louis Children’s Hospital by Joachim Plattin EMS for emergency medical care.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

We hope the young girl injured in this accident is able to recover quickly.

Truck Accidents in Missouri

Jefferson, MO – 13-Year-Old Girl Hurt in Truck Crash on US-67 near Baisch DrMissouri car accidents leave tens of thousands of people injured each year. Unfortunately, many people struggle to move forward following their accidents. The physical and financial impacts of crashes can be overwhelming in a variety of ways. Fortunately, when people are injured as a result of accidents, they may be able to file a legal claim against the person who is responsible.

It is important to understand that Missouri is an at-fault state when it comes to car accidents. This means that the person who caused the accident is responsible for paying for any damages that result from it. Missouri is also a pure comparative negligence state, which means that the damages awarded in an accident can be adjusted based on the amount of fault each driver shares.

There are two types of damages that can be recovered following a car accident in Missouri. The two types are economic and non-economic. Economic damages are provided to victims to cover lost wages, damage to the vehicles, and other financial burdens that they face due to their accidents. Non-economic damages are awarded to cover things that impact the lives of victims but do not necessarily have a dollar value. These damages can include pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life.

In order to recover damages following a car accident in Missouri, you will need to prove that the other driver was at fault for the accident. A Jefferson car accident lawyer can help you through the legal process and prove that the defendant is at fault for your pain and suffering.

Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has extensive experience helping injured parties get justice. Our team can help you prove that the defendant was at fault for your pain and suffering and demand full compensation on your behalf. We can meet with you for a free consultation to get started. Contact our personal injury lawyers at 816-888-8888.

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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.