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Higginsville, MO – Gregory Houck Hurt in Crash on I-70 near MM 46

Higginsville, MO – Gregory Houck Hurt in Crash on I-70 near MM 46

Higginsville, MO (November 8, 2023) – A motor vehicle collision reported in Lafayette County sent a 59-year-old male from Grandview, Missouri, to a local hospital with serious injuries.

At around 10:50 p.m. on November 5, the Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers were called to the scene of a crash that occurred on Interstate 70.

Reports show that a 2008 Honda Civic was traveling eastbound on the interstate when it was rear-ended by a second vehicle near mile marker 46. The impact of the collision caused the driver of the Honda to lose control of their vehicle and travel off the left side of the roadway. The vehicle collided with a median cable barrier before overturning. The vehicle was totaled in the crash.

The second vehicle fled the scene of the accident.

The driver of the Honda, identified as Gregory Houck, suffered serious injuries. He was transported by Higginsville EMS to Centerpoint Hospital for emergency treatment.

At this time, the incident is being investigated.

Our thoughts go out to Gregory Houck at this time.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Being involved in an accident can be a tragic, overwhelming, and unexpected experience. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people are harmed as a result of automobile accidents that occur in Missouri each year. Far too often, these accidents are completely preventable. Acts of negligence continue to contribute to a significant number of vehicle collisions reported in our state. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Weather conditions
  • Running red lights
  • Drunk driving

Regrettably, we often see these in other preventable actions cause severe harm to innocent people across our state. After suffering serious injuries in a vehicle collision, car crash victims have the ability to pursue legal action. Filing a personal injury claim can provide you with financial relief for your medical costs, lost earning capacity, and a variety of other damages.

To provide yourself with the best chance of getting justice, it is crucial that you seek representation from a Higginsville car accident lawyer right away. Your attorney will want to get started on your case to ensure you have the strongest evidence possible against the defendant.

At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we are dedicated to serving our clients with personalized and compassionate legal services. Our team of car accident lawyers is committed to fighting for justice and ensuring that those who have been injured in automobile accidents receive the compensation they deserve. We understand the overwhelming consequences that come with being injured in a car crash, which is why we provide full-service representation to support you throughout the entire legal process. If you or a loved one has been involved in an auto accident in Missouri, do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation by calling 913-764-9700. As Top 100 Trial Lawyers for National Trial Lawyers Association, rest assured that we will fight tirelessly for your rights and work towards getting you the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.

Notes: Our writers utilized secondary sources when writing this news article about an accident. We have not independently reviewed all of the circumstances surrounding this accident; therefore, please get in touch with Martin & Wallentine, LLC right away if you locate any incorrect information in our post. We will update the post with the most accurate information currently available. A post will be removed upon request.

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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