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Sweet Springs, MO – Three-Vehicle Accident on I-70 near MM 64.4 Leaves One Injured

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Sweet Springs, MO (October 8, 2022) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol received a notification that a crash took place in Celine County that resulted in injuries. On October 6, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash that blocked Interstate 70.

Preliminary investigations provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that at approximately 2:10 p.m., a Chevrolet and a 2019 Lexus RX350 were both stopped for traffic on Interstate 70 just west of mile marker 64.4. For unknown reasons, a 1999 Mercury Mountaineer crashed into the rear of the Lexus. The impact of the crash caused the Lexus to strike the Chevrolet.

The mercury and the Lexus were both significantly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

A 24-year-old man involved in the accident, identified as Rainier Conley of St. Louis, Missouri, suffered injuries in the crash. Conley was transported to Centerpoint Hospital, where he was treated for injuries.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation at this time.

Our thoughts are with Rainier Conley as we hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Sweet Springs, MO – Three-Vehicle Accident on I-70 near MM 64.4 Leaves One InjuredMotor vehicle collisions take place every day in the state of Missouri that have devastating consequences for those involved. Every day, innocent people are forced into area hospitals where they have to go through medical care for injuries they suffered in crashes. In many cases, these accidents are caused by the negligence of others.

Some of the most common causes of crashes that we see in the state of Missouri include:

  • Speeding: drivers who are traveling too fast may be unable to stop their vehicle in time to avoid a collision. As a result, we see a significant number of innocent people harmed as a result of drivers who are speeding and congested areas, around curves in roadways, and in heavy traffic areas.
  • Impairment: Impairment is a leading cause of collisions across the state each year. We see countless people harmed as a result of drivers who are under the influence of drugs or impaired by alcohol while behind the wheel.
  • Distractions: Distractions (such as cell phones, GPS devices, etc.) are a factor in thousands of accidents across the state of Missouri each year
  • Failing to Yield: Failing to yield is one of the most common causes of car accidents across the United States, and Missouri is no exception. We see countless people suffer severe injuries and accidents after drivers fail to yield the right-of-way to other motorists.

If you have been hurt as a result of the vehicle collision, you may be able to file a personal injury case against the person who is at fault. A car accident lawyer in Sweet Springs will be able to help you understand your rights moving forward.

At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our personal injury lawyers have more than three decades of experience helping Missourians get justice following crashes. Our team can help you pursue a legal claim against the person who caused your accident. We will fight to make sure you are able to get the money you need and deserve to cover your losses and expenses. Schedule a consultation with our team today at 816-888-8888 to get started.

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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.