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Joplin, MO – John Larsen Injured in Auto Wreck on Coyote Dr

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Joplin, MO (September 24, 2022) – Authorities responded to the scene of a crash in Newton County that resulted in injuries. At around 5:25 p.m., on September 22, the Missouri State Highway Patrol received a request for assistance on-site at a crash on Coyote Drive.

Preliminary reports show that a 2011 Chevrolet traverse failed to yield the right-of-way to a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am. As a result, the two vehicles collided on Coyote Drive just four miles south of Joplin, Missouri. Both vehicles were significantly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

A 74-year-old man involved in the crash, identified as John Larsen from Seneca, Missouri, was injured. Larsen was transported to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, for further care.

The crash remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at this time.

We hope John Larsen is able to recover quickly and fully from his injuries.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Joplin, MO – John Larsen Injured in Auto Wreck on Coyote DrCrashes send over 60,000 people to hospitals each year in the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, there are several reasons why these accidents continue to take place day after day. Some leading factors in severe car crashes in our state include:

  • Distracted driving
  • Inattentiveness
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding
  • Not wearing a seatbelt
  • Driver fatigue
  • Poorly maintained roads and highways

Unfortunately, many crashes result in serious injuries for those involved. The most common injuries from car crashes in Missouri are fractures. Fractures can occur anywhere in the body, and they are often caused by the impact of the crash. Fractures can sometimes require surgery to fix them, and they can be very serious injuries.

Another common injury from car crashes in Missouri is head trauma. Head trauma can cause a lot of different symptoms, and it can be very serious. Head trauma can lead to coma, brain damage, and even death. If you are injured in a car crash and have any signs of head trauma, it is crucial that you seek medical attention immediately.

If you are injured in a car crash in Missouri, please contact a Joplin car accident attorney as soon as possible. An attorney may be able to help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can meet with you at your earliest convenience to evaluate your case. Our lawyers will discuss your accident and determine the best legal approach moving forward.

Our team will build a solid claim on your behalf. We will negotiate compensation for you. We will help you get the money you need for medical costs and more. Our lawyers are deeply committed to helping our clients rebuild their lives after suffering serious injuries and accidents. You can depend on Peterson & Associates, P.C. to fight fearlessly to protect your legal rights. Contact our law firm today at 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.

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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.