Liberty, MO – Auto Wreck on MO-291 at Main St Leaves Teen Hut

Liberty, MO – Auto Wreck on MO-291 at Main St Leaves Teen Hut

Liberty, MO (April 7, 2024) – A 15-year-old was transported to an area hospital with injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Clay County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the accident at around 3:50 a.m. on April 6.

According to law enforcement reports, a collision involving a 2019 Dodge Challenger and a 2023 Ford Edge took place on the westbound side of Missouri State Route 291. Authorities arrived at the scene and located the involved vehicles just west of Main Street, blocking multiple lanes of the road. Authorities determined that one of the vehicles struck a light pole during the accident. A 15-year-old male involved in the accident was injured. The victim was transported to Liberty Hospital for emergency treatment. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We hope the injured teen recovers quickly.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Every year, tens of thousands of people are hurt in car crashes right here in Missouri. Far too often, innocent people are left with serious injuries that affect their lives forever. Common injuries reported in vehicle collisions include:

  • Airbag injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Seatbelt injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Burns

The unfortunate truth is that many people suffer these and other serious injuries due to driver negligence. When drivers do not operate their vehicles in a safe manner, it can cause severe harm to others nearby. Some of the leading factors in automobile collisions include:

  • Tailgating
  • Driving under the influence
  • Improper turns
  • Reckless driving
  • Failure to obey traffic laws
  • Unsafe lane changes

In the aftermath of a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, dealing with injuries and financial burdens can be overwhelming. That's why it is crucial to seek out the help of a Missouri car accident lawyer who can guide you through your legal options and fight for your rights. They have the experience and knowledge to navigate complex legal processes and pursue compensation on your behalf.

Dealing with the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can be overwhelming, both physically and emotionally. At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we are dedicated to providing compassionate support and strong legal representation for our clients during this difficult time. Our team has the experience and resources necessary to build a solid case and fight for your rights to fair compensation. Don't face this challenge alone. Let our fearless personal injury lawyers be your advocates and help you obtain the justice you deserve. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm by calling 913-764-9700 today for a free consultation and see how we can make a difference in your case.

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