Rolla, MO (October 12, 2022) – A traffic collision took place in Phelps County that left two people injured. On October 10, Missouri State Highway Patrol received a notification that a crash had taken place on Highway 72.
At around 4:10 p.m., a collision involving a 2003 Ford Taurus, a 2021 Dodge Charger, and a 2007 Saturn Ion occurred on Highway 72 in the area of Walker Street. The impact of the crash left the Dodge and the Saturn with significant damage.
The drivers of both vehicles, 37-year-old Jeremy McCurdy and 75-year-old Louise Strauser, suffered injuries in the crash. Both victims were transported to Phelps Health Hospital, where they were provided treatment for their injuries.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with Jeremy McCurdy and Louise Strauser as we hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every day, car accidents take place in the state of Missouri that result in injuries. There are a few different types of vehicle collisions that are common in Missouri. The first type is a rear-end collision. This type of accident occurs when one vehicle strikes the rear of another car. Rear-end crashes are often caused by tailgating or following too closely.
The second type of car accident that is common in Missouri is a sideswipe accident. This happens when two cars collide while they are driving alongside each other. Sideswipe accidents can be caused by distracted driving, such as texting while driving.
The third type of car accident that is common in Missouri is a rollover accident. This happens when a motor vehicle flips over on its side or onto its roof. Rollover collisions can be caused by speeding, or by taking a turn too sharply.
No matter what type of car accident you have been involved in, it is important to seek medical attention right away. It is also important that you contact an experienced Rolla car accident attorney to help you protect your rights and get the compensation you deserve.
Our lawyers that Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you pursue legal action against the person who caused you pain and suffering. Our team will demand that the driver who is at fault provide you with full and timely compensation for your losses and damages. We will help you get the money you need to cover your medical expenses. We will help you fight to get lost wages and loss earning capacity. We will demand that the defendant pays for the costs to repair or replace your vehicle. You can depend on our team to provide you with representation that works to help you get justice. Contact our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.
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