Cape Girardeau, MO (September 11, 2022) – An automobile accident reported in Cape Girardeau sent one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 7:55 a.m., on September 8, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Missouri State Route 177.
Reports from authorities show that a 2019 Nissan Rogue failed to yield to a 2002 Honda Civic while driving on Missouri State Route 177, just one mile north of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. As a result, both vehicles collided. The two vehicles were totaled as a result of the collision and had to be removed from the scene.
The driver of the Honda, 25-year-old Joshua Maine, was injured in the crash. Maine, who is from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, was transported to St Francis Medical Center for further care.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
We hope Joshua Maine recovers quickly from his injuries.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Auto collisions continue to be the leading cause of accidental injury and death here in the state of Missouri. Tens of thousands of people are hospitalized annually in our state as a result of vehicle collisions. If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident, there is a strong chance that you will have to go through extensive medical treatment. Having to remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks after your accident can be incredibly difficult. Going through months of therapy and rehabilitation while being unable to work can have a compounding impact on both you and your family.
Dealing with the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can be incredibly challenging. For this reason, it is important that you reach out to a Cape Girardeau car accident lawyer right away. Depending on what took place at the time of your crash, you may be able to pursue a personal injury case against the responsible party. This type of legal claim can help you secure the financial compensation that can be used to cover a variety of financial burdens you face.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you aggressively fight to get justice following a motor vehicle accident. Our team will build the strongest claim possible on your behalf. We will prove that the defendant is at fault and demand that they give you all of the money you need and deserve to cover your damages and your losses. We will fight aggressively to ensure you have the strongest chances of getting justice after being harmed.
Schedule a free consultation at our Missouri law firm today by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers are here to help you get justice. We will remain by your side throughout our entire legal process to ensure you are able to hold the person responsible for your crash to account.
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