Richmond Township, MO (October 2, 2022) – A traffic incident reported in Ray County sent one man to an area hospital with serious injuries just after 3 p.m., on September 30, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a collision on Missouri State Route 10.
According to reports, the driver of a 2011 Ford Escape was traveling on Missouri State Route 10 when he slowed for traffic in the area near Swofford Road. As a result, a 2007 Dodge ram pickup truck crashed into the rear of the Ford. The impact of the crash caused the Ford to overturn.
The driver of the Ford, 56-year-old Robert Plymell, of Richmond, Missouri, was injured in the crash. He was rushed by ambulance to Centerpoint Medical Center, where he underwent emergency treatment for serious injuries.
The collision remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with Robert Plymell as we hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
The unfortunate truth is that motor vehicle accidents take place every single day in Missouri, which lead to injuries. These crashes add up to tens of thousands of people being hospitalized annually following collisions. People who are involved in accidents are often left with severe injuries that require medical care. Some common injuries reported in car crashes include:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Internal organ damage
- Spinal cord injuries that result in paralysis (paraplegia or quadriplegia)
- Internal organ damage
- Bone fractures
Any type of injury can require medical care. Unfortunately, treatment can be costly and extensive. There are several reasons why crashes continue to happen day after day in our state. Some leading causes of crashes include:
- Unsafe speed
- Following too closely
- Careless and reckless driving
- Driver inattention or distraction
- Improper lane change or passing
If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident, it is important to seek experienced legal help as soon as possible. The personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have over a quarter of a century of combined experience representing car accident victims and their families throughout Missouri and Kansas. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries and losses. Our Richmond Township car accident lawyers can provide you with fearless representation that helps you obtain the compensation you need and deserve.
Our lawyers will help you identify the cause of the crash. We will identify who is at fault. We will gather strong evidence and proof that the defendant is responsible and should pay you for your lost wages, medical costs, and more.
Contact us today for a free case evaluation. Our personal injury lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience.
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