Deadly Auto Accidents in Springfield Missouri Rise in 2012

The City of Springfield, Missouri noted that fatal auto accidents killed 21 people in 2012 versus 8 people in 2011.  Overall auto accidents decreased 4% from 2011.  There were 5,723 auto accidents in 2012, and 1,544 resulting in personal injury.  The City of Springfield attributed many of the accidents to distracted drivers using cell phones or texting.  As Springfield Missouri injury attorneys, we handle wrongful death and personal injury cases from auto accidents.  We recommend all drivers use cell phones safely and never text and drive.