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New Madrid, MO – MSHP Responds to Injury Collision on US-61

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

New Madrid, MO (October 22, 2022) – A traffic incident took place in New Madrid County that left a man and woman injured. At around 7:10 p.m., on October 21, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to an auto crash on US Highway 61.

According to MSHP reports, a 2008 Toyota RAV4 pulled into the path of a 2013 Chevrolet Impala on US Highway 61 at the New Madrid City limits. As a result, the two vehicles collided. Both vehicles suffered totaling damages in the crash and had to be towed from the scene.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 24-year-old Andrew Cherry of Dyersburg, Tennessee, and his passenger, 22-year-old Stephanie Treece of New Madrid, Missouri, were both injured. Both victims were transported by EMS to Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Missouri, for care.

The two-vehicle wreck remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Andrew Cherry and Stephanie Treece recover fully from their injuries.

Car Accidents in Missouri

New Madrid, MO - MSHP Responds to Injury Collision on US-61In Missouri, we see countless people harmed as a result of vehicle collisions that take place in our state every day. Many victims are left with significant injuries that impact their lives. Unfortunately, there are many incidents caused by drivers who act negligently while behind the wheel.

Intoxicated drivers are a danger to themselves and others on the road, and their impaired judgment can lead to serious accidents. If you suspect that a driver may be intoxicated, it’s important to stay away from them and call law enforcement.

Drivers who run red lights are also a hazard to other motorists. Running a red light is not only illegal, but it’s also one of the surest ways to cause an accident. If you see a driver running a red light, be sure to give them plenty of space and don’t try to pass them.

Finally, aggressive lane changes can be another cause of accidents in Missouri. Drivers who make sudden or unsafe lane changes put themselves and others at risk of being involved in an accident. If you see a driver making an aggressive lane change, slow down and give them plenty of room to avoid any potential problems.

If another driver’s actions were the cause of your accident and resulting injuries, it is important that you seek guidance from a New Madrid car accident lawyer right away. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your crash, you may be able to seek financial compensation for your damages and losses.

Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you recover the compensation you need for medical costs, repairs for your vehicle, and more. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started. Contact our legal team today at 816-888-8888 to schedule a consultation at your earliest convenience.

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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.