Mt Pleasant Twp., MO (February 7, 2024) – Three people were transported to area hospitals with injuries following a motor vehicle accident that took place in Cass County on Monday, February 5. The accident was reported to law enforcement at around 3:55 p.m.
Reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper GA Stineman show that a 2012 Dodge Avenger collided with a 2001 Peterbilt 379 while traveling on Route Y. The incident prompted authorities to close down the roadway near East 187th Street. The two vehicles were towed from the scene of the crash. Three people were harmed in the accident. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to provide care to 31-year-old Ashley Smith of Grandview, Missouri, 34-year-old Dierra Russell of Independence, Missouri, and 35-year-old Dinera Sharp of Kansas City, Missouri. The three victims were transported to Benton Regional Hospital for emergency treatment. Investigations into the crash are currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with Ashley Smith, Dierra Russell, and Dinera Sharp at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Being involved in a car crash can have a devastating impact on your life. This is especially true if your accident has left you with serious injuries that affect every aspect of your life. Unfortunately, we see countless people left with serious injuries every day as a result of collisions in Missouri. Some of the most common injuries include:
- Internal Organ Damage
- Head Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
The unfortunate truth is that many people suffer these and other injuries as a result of driver negligence. Leading factors in car crashes across our state include:
- Inexperienced drivers
- Poor road conditions
- Distracted driving
- Reckless driving
- Impaired driving
- Mechanical failures
If you have been harmed as a result of a vehicle accident, you have the legal right to take action against the responsible party. Filing a personal injury lawsuit can help you recover compensation for your medical costs, lost earning capacity, and a variety of other damages that you face.
It is in your best interest to seek legal representation from a Missouri car accident lawyer immediately. Your attorney will be able to get started on building a case on your behalf to ensure you have the best chance of maximizing your financial recovery.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, our dedicated team of personal injury lawyers are committed to helping those who have been injured in an accident. With decades of combined experience and a passion for seeking justice and compensation for our clients, we work tirelessly to ensure that all aspects of your case are thoroughly investigated and taken care of. Our goal is to ease the burden on you during this difficult time so you can focus on recovering from your injuries. If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident, contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at 913-764-9700 for compassionate and dedicated legal assistance. Let us fight for your rights and get you the compensation that you deserve.
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