Platte Township, MO (June 27, 2023) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a major crash in Platte County that left one woman with significant injuries.
The accident was reported to MSHP at around 12:10 p.m. on June 26.
According to official reports, a 2018 Ford F2 50 pickup truck was traveling northbound on Interstate 29 when a deer entered the roadway in front of it. As a result, the Ford began to slow down near mile marker 12.8. For reasons unknown, a 2023 Ford Expedition crashed into the rear of the pickup truck. Both vehicles were severely damaged as a result of the accident.
One woman involved in the accident, identified as 36-year-old Jasmine Williams of Independence, Missouri, suffered injuries in the accident. She was transported to St. Luke’s Barry Road Hospital by Kansas City Fire EMS.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope Jasmine Williams recovers quickly following this crash.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every single day, innocent individuals in our state are profoundly affected by motor vehicle accidents. In numerous cases, these victims find themselves in need of immediate medical attention to address their injuries. While the majority of motorists are cautious and considerate towards others on the road, we, unfortunately, witness many accidents resulting from driver error. Shockingly, more than 80% of collisions involve some form of negligence.
In Missouri, several leading causes of crashes include:
- Drivers operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- Drivers exceeding the speed limit.
- Drivers failing to yield the right of way.
- Drivers become distracted by phones and other objects.
These acts of negligence, and others, often lead to life-altering crashes that force victims out of work for several weeks. When individuals suffer harm in accidents caused by the negligence of others, they often have legal recourse available to assist in their recovery. Seeking the guidance of a skilled car accident attorney in Platte Township can significantly impact your ability to seek justice after your accident. Our dedicated team will tirelessly advocate on your behalf to protect your legal rights and secure the compensation you require.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we are committed to providing exceptional legal services utilizing our experience and knowledge so that those injured in Johnson County get the justice they deserve. We understand the impact of a personal injury case on your life; therefore, it is our honor to fight for you to ensure that you receive maximum compensation for all your losses. We offer complimentary consultations so that we can discuss the legal options that are available to help you move forward. At your earliest convenience, reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm at 913-764-9700 to get started.