Warrensburg, MO (February 12, 2020) – A head-on collision between two vehicles took place on Tuesday, February 11th along 58 State Highway.
According to reports, the accident occurred at around 4:25 p.m. when a 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 pick-up truck driving southbound MO-58 when the vehicle suddenly swerved across the centerline and directly into the path of a 2018 Jeep Latitude, causing a head-on collision.
The driver of the Dodge, Jeffrey E. Brown, 33, of Warrensburg, was transported via ambulance to Western Missouri Medical Center in critical condition.
The driver of the Jeep, Margaret J. Benitez, 27, also of Warrensburg, along with her two passengers, Krystopher Costanzo, 22, and Nathaniel Rodgers,19, were also taken to Western Missouri Medical Center. Benitez and Costanzo were said to have sustained moderate injuries and Costanzo sustained minor injuries in the accident.
Police have determined that everyone involved in the accident was wearing their seatbelt at the time of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Warrensburg
Of all the different ways in which car accidents can play out, by far one of the most devastating and often most fatal is the head-on collision. The injuries that typically result from this type of accident can vary from damage to the spinal cord, a traumatic brain injury, and even result in the loss of life. Victims of head-on collisions who manage to survive often spend years struggling to fully heal.
In the face of these critical and sometimes permanent injuries, rapidly accumulating medical bills and ill-willed insurance adjusters do nothing more than add to the unimaginable stress that victims and their families are already under. On top of all this, financial compensation is likely needed in order to pay for rehabilitation costs, ongoing physical therapy, and lost income as well.
Our Missouri personal injury attorneys understand the legal system, Missouri traffic laws, and how to deal with big insurance companies that would otherwise try to bully you into a smaller settlement.
If you have been injured in a car accident for which you were not at fault and are looking to file a personal injury claim in Missouri, reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Monsees & Mayer, PC.
If you are unsure if you even have a legitimate claim, discussing your case with a qualified attorney will answer your questions and let you know what legal options are available to you. Give us a call at (816) 361-5555 to schedule your free consultation regarding your potential Missouri car accident claim today.
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