Odessa, MO (July 1, 2020) – An automobile accident Tuesday evening in Odessa left one man seriously injured. At approximately 6:40 p.m., on June 30, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Missouri Highway 131.

Reports from authorities show that 34-year-old Joseph L Specker was traveling north on Missouri Highway 31 in a 1998 Ford Explorer when his vehicle collided head-on with a 1995 Toyota, which was driven by 22-year-old Pointsetta Bunyar. 

Specker suffered serious injuries in the accident. He was transported to Centerpoint Hospital immediately following the collision. Ms. Bunyar escaped serious injuries in the accident. At this time, MHP is investigating the cause of the crash.

Our thoughts are with Mr. Joseph Specker and his family at this time.

Car Accidents in Missouri

According to reports, thousands of people are injured in traffic-related incidents throughout the state of Missouri each year. Victims are left with injuries that range from minor bruises to catastrophic injuries that require extensive hospitalization and months of therapy. Many accident victims are left permanently disabled from their accidents and unable to return to work or engage in activities they enjoy. When victims are harmed in accidents as a result of another driver’s actions, they should contact a car accident attorney in Missouri to protect their legal rights.

Missouri personal injury attorneys at Monsees & Mayer, PC advocate on behalf of victims to ensure their legal rights and best interests are protected in the aftermath of collisions. Our attorneys provide aggressive representation to victims to ensure they are able to get the justice and compensation they need moving forward from their accidents. If you or a loved one were injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another driver’s negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at (816) 361-5555 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss legal options available for you.

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