Warrensburg, MO (November 16, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Warrensburg area resulted in injuries, according to local law enforcement. The Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers out of Johnson County responded to the scene of the crash at approximately 1:45 p.m. on November 14.
According to MSHP reports, a 2004 Pontiac Aztec failed to slow down for a 2023 RAM 2500 Promaster van while traveling on Missouri State Route 13. As a result, the two vehicles collided as the driver of the RAM attempted to make a turn. Both vehicles were totaled in the crash. Authorities closed off the highway near Northwest 525 Road as they provided assistance with removing the vehicles.
Two people were injured in the crash. Authorities confirmed that 23-year-old Joshua Quinones Ocasio was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center for the treatment of moderate injuries. The second victim, 34-year-old Donald Cunningham, was transported to Centerpoint Hospital.
The crash is being investigated.
Our thoughts are with Joshua Quinones Ocasio and Donald Cunningham at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Being harmed in a crash can severely impact your life. The unfortunate truth is that we see tens of thousands of accidents reported in Missouri every year. White often, the accidents that result in serious injuries for those involved are entirely preventable. Many crashes that take place on our roadways are a result of driver negligence. When drivers do not maintain their vehicles in a manner that is safe for everyone around, it can have deadly consequences.
We often see car crash victims left with internal organ injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other painful injuries that demand immediate medical attention. Unfortunately, there are often cases where victims have to go through months or even years of treatment in the aftermath of their accidents. Even though medical care costs are extreme, there is no guarantee that a person is going to be able to recover. In many instances, victims are left permanently disabled as a result of their crashes.
If you have been hurt as a result of a vehicle collision, you may be able to take legal action. It is in your best interest to reach out to a Missouri car accident lawyer right away. An attorney will be able to conduct a thorough investigation into your accident and identify all liable parties. They will then help you pursue a personal injury claim against them to ensure you have the financial resources that you need moving forward.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we understand the devastating toll that a car accident can have on those involved. For this reason, our team is dedicated to providing exceptional support and representation for those who have been injured in automobile accidents. From building a strong case to aggressively negotiating fair compensation, we will fight tirelessly for your rights and help you obtain justice and the resources needed to move forward after this difficult time. If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident in Missouri, please do not hesitate to reach out to our experienced personal injury legal team at 913-764-9700 for a free consultation. Let us be your trusted advocates during this challenging time.
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