Miller, MO (October 20, 2022) – Authorities in Miller County were dispatched to the scene of a traffic incident that left two people injured. At around 8:35 a.m., on October 19, calls for assistance were received by the Missouri State Highway Patrol regarding a traffic wreck on Missouri State Route 42.
Reports from local authorities show that driver of a 2003 Buick LaSabre attempted to negotiate a left turn on Missouri State Route 42 at the intersection of Brown Homestead Road when the vehicle went into the path of a 2016 Toyota Tacoma, causing them to collide. Both vehicles were severely damaged due to the accident.
The drivers of both vehicles suffered injuries. EMS transported 23-year-old Brooke Patton and 33-year-old Monica Moranda, both of Brumley, Missouri, to Lake Regional Hospital, where they underwent treatment for their injuries.
The circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with Monica Moranda and Brooke Patton at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, tens of thousands of people in Missouri are hospitalized with debilitating injuries as a result of vehicle collision will. Common injuries that are loaded in crashes that we see in our state include:
- Back injuries: These can range from minor strains and sprains to more serious herniated discs or spinal cord injuries. Back injuries are often very painful and can take a long time to heal.
- Broken bones: Bones can be broken in car accidents due to the force of the impact. Common broken bones from auto collisions include ribs, collarbones, and legs.
- Severe lacerations: These injuries can be severe and lead to permanent scarring and disfigurement. Lacerations are often caused by drivers and passengers being struck by flying objects, like broken glass.
- Internal bleeding: Internal bleeding can occur if organs are damaged in the accident. This is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention.
If you have been hurt as a result of a car accident, it is important to see a doctor as soon as possible. It is also imperative that you get in touch with one of our skilled Miller car accident lawyers right away.
Our personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have over three decades of experience fighting fearlessly to protect best interests and legal rights of Missourians who have suffered debilitating injuries in auto wrecks due to negligent motorists. Our team can help you pursue legal action against the person who caused you harm.
Although no amount of compensation can take away the pain and suffering that you have been forced to endure, it can help to alleviate the cost of medical treatment and other damages you face. Schedule a consultation with our personal injury law firm today by calling 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.
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