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Archie, MO – Ethan Southern Hurt in Truck Wreck on I-49 at MM 147.6

Archie, MO – Ethan Southern Hurt in Truck Wreck on I-49 at MM 147.6

Archie, MO (February 22, 2024) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that 24-year-old Ethan Southern of Tampa, Florida, was injured as a result of a truck accident in Cass County that was reported on Tuesday afternoon, February 20.

At approximately 1:15 p.m., a collision involving a 2020 Kenworth tractor-trailer and a 2018 Freightliner tractor-trailer occurred on the northbound side of Interstate 49. The impact of the crash caused the Kenworth to travel off the left side of the roadway and jackknife. The incident prompted authorities to close the roadway near mile marker 147.6. Both trucks were totaled in the crash and had to be towed from the scene. One driver, identified as Southern, was transported by Central Cass EMS to Cass County Regional Medical Center for emergency treatment. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We hope Ethan Southern recovers quickly following this accident.

Car Accidents in Missouri

A traffic accident can alter your life in an instant. Regrettably, thousands of individuals across our state are left with serious injuries following accidents every year. In many instances, these accidents are avoidable. We witness numerous people endure severe and traumatic injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries, due to the recklessness and negligence of some drivers.

Some primary causes of vehicle collisions in our state include impaired driving, excessive speed, and running red lights. Unfortunately, these preventable acts of negligence persistently affect the lives of other innocent individuals sharing the road.

After an accident, car crash victims throughout Missouri have the opportunity to pursue claims for compensation. Seeking guidance from a Missouri car accident lawyer early on can help ensure that you maximize the compensation for your damages.

At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, our dedicated team of experienced lawyers is committed to providing personal and attentive legal support for those injured in truck accidents. We understand the challenges of these situations and are determined to fight for our clients' rights every step of the way. We strive to help our clients attain justice and move forward after such a challenging time by gathering evidence, obtaining medical records, and vigorously pursuing fair settlements. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at 913-764-9700. Let us use our knowledge and expertise to get you the compensation that you need and deserve. Trust Martin & Wallentine, LLC, with your personal injury case.

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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.

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