Jefferson, MO (September 22, 2022) – A traffic collision reported in Jefferson County left one man injured. At 3:50 p.m., on September 20, Cpl. B Magnan with the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Upper Plattin Road.
Preliminary reports show that a 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling eastbound on Highway 110. At the same time, a 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck was traveling northbound on Upper Plattin Road. As the two vehicles proceeded through the intersection, they collided.
The driver of the Dodge, 59-year-old Kenneth Uding, was injured. Uding was transported by Valle Ambulance District to Mercy Hospital South, where he underwent emergency care.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.
Our thoughts are with Kenneth Uding as we hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Missouri crashes leave tens of thousands of innocent parties injured every year. These collisions take place for a variety of reasons. The main causes of car accidents in Missouri include speeding, driving under the influence (DUI), distracted driving, and failing to yield to other motorists. Other causes include running a red light, making an improper turn, and crashing into another vehicle.
If you are injured in a car accident, try to remain calm. It is important to document the incident as soon as possible so that you have proof should any questions arise later about your injuries or losses. If you are able to do so, take pictures of the scene of the accident. Having evidence is an important part of being able to pursue legal action. If anyone saw the accident take place, obtain their name and contact information as well.
Seeking medical attention immediately after the crash is crucial. Your medical professional will be able to render lifesaving aid to you and begin the documentation process. Documenting your injuries thoroughly is crucial when it comes to seeking compensation in the future.
It is important that you reach out to law enforcement right away. An officer will come to the scene of the crash and generate a police report. This report will detail who was involved in the crash, including their insurance information, and will provide a third-party view of what took place.
If you are involved in an accident and believe that someone else was at-fault, you may be able to pursue legal action against the responsible party. A Jefferson car accident lawyer can help you gather evidence and make sure that your rights are fully protected.
Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you through the legal process. We will build a claim on your behalf and fight to get you justice.
Schedule a consultation at our Missouri law firm today by calling 816-888-8888.
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