Salt River Township, MO (October 6, 2022) – A crash took place in the Salt River Township area that resulted in injuries. On October 4, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a crash on Shelby County Road 353.
According to reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 3 p.m., a 2006 Toyota Scion and a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer collided head-on on Shelby County Road 353 near the Salt River Bridge. The crash left both vehicles totaled, requiring them to be removed from the scene.
The driver of the Toyota suffered injuries as a result of the crash. EMS transported 31-year-old Jacob Currier-Suntken to University Hospital, where he underwent emergency treatment.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are currently underway.
Our thoughts are with Jacob Currier-Suntken as we hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Car accidents are extremely common in the state of Missouri. As you start using it often and nothing’s In fact, according to data from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were over 60,000 car accidents in Missouri in 2020 alone. That’s an average of nearly 164 car accidents per day!
There are many different types of car accidents that can occur, but some are more common than others in Missouri. Here are a few of the most common types of car accidents that occur in our state:
- Rear-end collisions: This type of collision often happens when one vehicle is following too closely behind a second vehicle. As a result, one vehicle crashes into the rear of the first vehicle if they have to brake suddenly.
- Head-on collisions: These can be some of the most serious types of accidents, as they often involve two vehicles crashing into each other head-on at high speeds.
- Side-impact collisions: this type of crash occurs when one vehicle strikes another from the side, often at an intersection.
- Rollover accidents: These can be particularly dangerous, as they often involve a vehicle flipping over onto its roof or sides.
If you’ve been involved in any type of car accident, it’s crucial to seek emergency medical treatment right away and then contact a Salt River Township car accident attorney to discuss your legal options.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. understand how challenging it can be for victims and their families to move forward after a motor vehicle accident. For this reason, our team is committed to helping each person we represent get justice. We will fight to make sure you are able to recover the maximum amount of compensation for your damages. Feel free to schedule a consultation at your earliest convenience with our team to get started. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888.
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