Freeman, MO (February 10, 2024) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that two people were injured as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Friday afternoon in Cass County. The crash was reported to authorities at approximately 12:15 p.m. on February 9.
According to official reports, a 2000 Mercury villager was involved in an accident on Missouri Route 2 near South Rail Road. The impact of the crash caused the vehicle to go off the side of the roadway and overturned. Two people involved in the accident were injured. EMS transported 50-year-old Daniel Verhulst and 83-year-old Alan Verhulst to Research Medical Center, where they were both admitted for emergency treatment. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our thoughts are with Daniel Verhulst and Allan Verhulst at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Over 10,000 automobile accidents take place in the state of Missouri every month. These accidents led thousands of people to local hospitals, where they underwent extensive medical treatment for the injuries they suffered. Unfortunately, many accidents that we see here in our state are a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. Some of the leading causes of automobile accidents that we see on our roadways include:
- Reckless driving
- Failure to yield
- Running red lights or stop signs
- Driver fatigue
As the victim of a car accident caused by another driver's negligence, you may be facing physical, emotional, and financial challenges. Thankfully, there are legal options available to help you seek justice and compensation for your injuries. By partnering with a skilled Missouri car accident lawyer, you can have peace of mind knowing that your rights are being protected.
Our team at Martin & Wallentine, LLC understands the challenges and hardships that come with sustaining a personal injury due to someone else's actions. That is why our knowledgeable attorneys are dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of our clients in Clay County. With decades of experience and a fierce commitment to advocating for our clients' rights, we have successfully helped many individuals receive the full compensation they deserve after an accident. If you or a loved one has been injured, do not hesitate to contact us today for a free consultation at 913-764-9700. Let us fight diligently for your rights while you focus on recovering from your injuries.
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