Nelson, MO (September 16, 2023) – On Wednesday, emergency officials out of Saline County responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that sent one person to a local hospital with injuries.
The accident occurred at around 10:00 a.m. on September 13.
According to police reports, a 2009 Ford F250 pickup truck and a 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan collided on the westbound side of Interstate 70. The incident caused disruptions in the area of mile marker 86.8.
Emergency medical services responded to care for injured victims. One of the people involved in the crash, identified as 68-year-old Terri Newham of Columbia, Missouri, was transported by Saline County EMS University Hospital, where she underwent emergency care.
Troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol are investigating.
We hope Terri Newham recovers quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Automobile accidents are the cause of thousands of injuries every month in Missouri. There are many instances where people suffer injuries due to the negligence of others. Drivers who are speeding, under the influence, or distracted continue to cause serious injuries to innocent parties who are traveling nearby. Common injuries that victims of car crashes suffer include:
- Chest injuries
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
- Facial injuries
After being hurt in an accident due to the negligence of another person, you have the ability to file a claim for compensation. A personal injury lawsuit can help you recover compensation for a variety of damages, including:
- Pain and suffering
- Rehabilitation costs
- Emotional distress
- Loss of earning capacity
- Loss of consortium
- Disfigurement or scarring
- In-home care costs
- Future medical expenses
To ensure you have the best chance of getting justice and collecting the maximum compensation possible following your accident, you must seek guidance from a Nelson car accident lawyer right away. Having a dedicated legal team on your side can make all of the difference when it comes to your ability to get justice.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we understand that no one should ever have to go through an auto accident alone. Our experienced attorneys are here to help you every step of the way and make sure your rights are protected. We will work tirelessly on your behalf to maximize the amount of compensation you receive for your legal claim and make sure justice is served. If you or someone you know has been hurt in an auto accident, contact our Missouri personal injury legal team today at 913-764-9700 for a free initial consultation, and let us start helping you as soon as possible.
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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.