Jackson Twp., MO – Route W Crash near NW 450th Rd

Jackson Twp., MO – Route W Crash near NW 450th Rd

Jackson Twp., MO (December 17, 2023) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers out of Johnson County were called to the scene of an automobile collision that occurred on Saturday morning and ended in injuries. Authorities received a request for help regarding the crash at approximately 11:15 a.m. on December 16.

According to reports provided by trooper MC Mennemeyer, a 2016 Ford F150 pickup truck was traveling on Route W while towing a 2000 Ford Excursion by a tow strap. For unknown reasons, the vehicle failed to yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic near Northwest 450th Road. As the vehicle proceeded through the intersection, it collided with a 1991 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck. A passenger in the Chevrolet pickup truck, identified as 47-year-old John Knox of Bates City, Missouri, was injured. JCAD transported the victim to Western Missouri Medical Center for emergency care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope John Knox recovers quickly.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Motor vehicle accidents occur frequently in Missouri. Thousands of people are left with injuries as a result of these accidents. There are several reasons why motor vehicle accidents continue to take place so frequently in our state. Leading factors include:

  • Distracted driving: Whether it's texting while driving or adjusting your radio, distracted driving is the leading cause of car accidents.
  • Speeding: Driving faster than posted speed limits greatly increases your risk of crashing and suffering severe injuries.
  • Impaired driving: Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol impairs judgment, delays reaction time, and severely affects coordination.
  • Reckless driving: This includes weaving in and out of traffic lanes, tailgating other vehicles, failing to signal when turning or changing lanes, etc.

If you have suffered injuries as a result of another person’s reckless or negligent actions, you may be able to take legal action against them. You should reach out to a Missouri car accident lawyer as soon as possible to discuss the legal options available to help you protect your legal rights.

At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we understand how stressful and challenging it can be to deal with the aftermath of a car accident, especially if you have suffered serious injuries. That is why our team of knowledgeable and fearless personal injury lawyers are here to protect your rights and ensure that you receive all the compensation you deserve. Our commitment to providing excellent legal services has earned us many satisfied clients over the years and we remain committed to helping those in need. If you have been injured in a car accident, reach out to our law firm at 913-764-9700 for personalized legal advice and representation.

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Disclaimer: We hope that by raising awareness about driving hazards, drivers will be more cautious when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in a collision. This accident news post is not a business solicitation. The content of this post is not intended to serve as medical or legal advice. This post's featured image was not captured at the accident scene depicted in the post.

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