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Springfield, MO – Charles White Hurt in Auto Wreck on Farm Rd 193

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Springfield, MO (October 8, 2022) – Authorities confirmed that an accident reported in Greene County left a 67-year-old man from fair Grove, Missouri, moderately injured on Thursday afternoon. On October 6, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash that occurred on Farm Road 193.

According to local law enforcement, at around 1:40 p.m., a 2017 Kia Sportage pulled out from a private driveway onto Farm Road 193 when it collided with a 1984 Toyota pickup truck. Both the Toyota and the Kia suffered significant damage due to the vehicle collision and had to be towed away from the scene of the accident.

The driver of the Toyota, 67-year-old Charles White, suffered moderate injuries in the crash. White was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, where he underwent treatment for his injuries.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

Our thoughts are with Charles White as we hope for his timely recovery.

 Car Accidents in Missouri

Springfield, MO - Charles White Hurt in Auto Wreck on Farm Rd 193Being hurt in an automobile accident can change your life forever. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people across the state of Missouri are left with severe injuries as a result of crashes that we see take place every single year.

The most common cause of car accidents in Missouri is speeding. Speeding makes it more difficult to control your vehicle and increases the severity of any collision.

Impairment is another major cause of car accidents in Missouri. Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol impairs your judgment and reaction time, making it more likely that you’ll be involved in an accident.

Distractions are also a major cause of car accidents. Taking your eyes off the road, even for a few seconds, can make it difficult to avoid an accident. Distracted driving includes activities like talking on the phone, texting, eating, and fidgeting with controls in the car.

Failing to yield is another common cause of car accidents in Missouri. Drivers who fail to yield the right-of-way to other vehicles often cause serious collisions.

If you’ve suffered injuries as a result of an accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party. A car accident lawyer in Springfield can help you determine what legal options are available to help you move forward.

Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are here to help you get justice. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after an accident. For this reason, we are dedicated to helping each of our clients secure the maximum amount of financial compensation possible. For more than 30 years, our attorneys have fought to protect the legal rights of people across the state of Missouri who have been harmed in vehicle collisions caused by negligence. Our team is dedicated to protecting the rights and best interests of Missourians and helping them move forward after being harmed.

Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started on your case. Contact our law firm at 816-888-8888.

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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.