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Wood Heights, MO – Two-Vehicle Crash on MO-10 near Oak St Leaves Man Injured

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Wood Heights, MO (October 19, 2022) – A crash was reported in Ray County that left one man injured on Monday evening. Just after 8 p.m., on October 17, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Missouri State Route 10.

According to local law enforcement, a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck was stopped in traffic to turn at the intersection of Missouri State Route 10 and Oak Street. For unknown reasons, the vehicle was struck in the rear by a 2006 Jeep liberty. Both vehicles were totaled as a result of the crash.

The driver of the Dodge, 56-year-old Ronald Lambert of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, was injured in the crash. Lambert was transported to Excelsior Springs Hospital, where he underwent further treatment and evaluation.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are currently under investigation.

We hope Ronald Lambert recovers quickly following this crash.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Wood Heights, MO – Two-Vehicle Crash on MO-10 near Oak St Leaves Man InjuredAuto collisions occur every single day in Missouri. Many of them result in significant injuries for those involved. We see countless people left with serious spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even broken bones as a result of crashes in our state.

There are many different factors that can contribute to a car accident. Some of the most common causes of car accidents include:

  • Distracted driving: Drivers who do not pay attention to the road ahead continue to cause severe accidents in our state. We see many people cause crashes due to texting, talking on the phone, and changing their radios.
  • Impaired driving: Being intoxicated while driving is highly illegal. However, it continues to be a significant problem in our state.
  • Speeding: Speeding increases the risk of drivers losing control of their vehicles. This is particularly true around curved roadways and on icy road conditions.
  • Reckless driving: Drivers who tailgate, switch lanes without looking, or weave in and out of traffic continue to cause harm to others.
  • Weather conditions: Heavy snow, rain, and icy roadways continue to cause severe accidents in our state every year.

If you have been hurt as a result of a Missouri car accident, it is important to seek legal help as soon as possible. A Wood Heights car accident lawyer will be able to review your case and help you get the compensation you deserve.

Following your crash, our Missouri legal team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will help you pursue legal action against the responsible party. Our team will conduct an independent investigation into the crash to gather evidence. We will work with reconstructionists and other experts who are able to bolster the claim that you have against the defendant.

Our team will fight to ensure you are able to get the money you need for medical costs, vehicle repair expenses, and more. Schedule a consultation by calling our personal injury lawyers 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.