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Weableau, MO – Two-Vehicle Wreck on US-54 Leaves Two Injured

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Weableau, MO (October 20, 2022) – A traffic incident reported in Hickory County left two people injured. At around 2:50 p.m., on October 19, troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted emergency personnel on-site at a cross on US Highway 54.

According to local law enforcement, the driver of a 2003 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck pulled out in front of a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee on US Highway 54 just 1.2 miles east of Weableau, Missouri. As a result, both vehicles collided and suffered damage.

The drivers of both vehicles, identified as 48-year-old Christopher Webb and 69-year-old Barbara Howard, were both injured in the crash. Howard was transported to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital by EMS, while Webb was transported to an unknown medical facility.

The circumstances surrounding the traffic incident are being investigated at this time.

Our thoughts are with Christopher Webb and Barbara Howard as we hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Weableau, MO – Two-Vehicle Wreck on US-54 Leaves Two InjuredVehicle wrecks occur daily in the state of Missouri. Many of these accidents result in severe injuries for those involved. We see many people left with injuries like whiplash, broken bones, concussions, and even internal organ damage.

There are several reasons why these accidents continue to take place day after day. Unfortunately, over 80% of accidents that take place in the state of Missouri are a result of driver errors.

Drivers who choose to drink and drive put themselves and others at risk for serious injury or death. Drivers who are drunk often drift into other liens and strike vehicles. Additionally, they have problems stopping in time to avoid collisions and congested areas and stop signs.

Speeding is another common cause of vehicle collisions here in the state of Missouri. When drivers exceed the posted speed limit or drive too fast for the conditions, they put themselves and others in danger. Slower speeds give drivers more time to react to hazards and can help prevent serious crashes.

Distracted driving is any activity that takes a driver’s attention away from the task of safe driving. This can include talking on the phone, texting, eating, and drinking. Distracted driving is dangerous because it increases the chance of an accident occurring.

If another person’s actions have caused you harm, it is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Missouri right away. Following your crash, or personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you file a legal claim against the driver who caused your injuries.

Our team will build a strong case on your behalf. We will demand full and timely compensation for your medical costs, lost earnings, repairs for your vehicle, and more. Schedule a consultation at our Missouri law firm as soon as possible by calling 816-888-8888. Our personal injury lawyers are available to help you get justice today.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.