St Charles, MO (October 23, 2022) – A collision had taken place in St. Charles County left one man injured. around 8:15 p.m., on October 20, emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash that took place on Highway A.
According to law enforcement, a 2019 Chevrolet Colorado in day 2013 Chevrolet Malibu collided on Highway A at the intersection of Parr Road. Both vehicles were severely damaged due to the accident and had to be towed from this.
The driver of the Chevrolet Colorado, 47-year-old Ryan Heathman of Wentzville, Missouri, suffered moderate injuries in the crash. He was transported by St. Charles County Ambulance District to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital in Lake St. Louis, Missouri, where he underwent emergency care.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.
Our thoughts are with Ryan Heathman as we hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, countless people are hurt as a result of traffic collisions that take place in the state of Missouri. There are many cases where people suffer debilitating injuries in crashes due to the negligence of others. Unfortunately, the consequences of crashes can be far-reaching. Victims often face significant financial burdens, emotional struggles, and physical pain and suffering.
The unfortunate truth is that car crashes are one of the leading causes of serious injuries in the United States. Here in Missouri, we see an overwhelming number of people forced to suffer every year.
Spinal cord injuries are often catastrophic, resulting in paralysis of the arms or legs. Broken bones can lead to the loss of limbs if they are not properly treated. Severe lacerations can result in permanent scarring and disfigurement.
Unfortunately, many of these accidents are a result of drivers who are negligent. Leading causes of collisions that we see include:
- Alcohol and drug use
- Weather conditions
- Road conditions
- Mechanical problems
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. A St Charles car accident attorney can help you recover the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has extensive experience helping injured parties seek compensation to cover their losses following auto collisions. Some of the damages we can help you recover following your crash include compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- Medical costs
- Long-term care expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Vehicle repair costs
- Loss of enjoyment of life
If you’ve been injured due to a traffic collision, contact our Missouri personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your case and get started.
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