St Louis, MO (December 25, 2021) – One man has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident in the St Louis area on Friday evening, December 24. At around 11:35 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 70.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300, 2019 Dodge Journey, and a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado were all involved in a crash on Interstate 70 just west of North Lindberg Boulevard.
The driver of the Kawasaki, 18-year-old Cesar Estrada-Lopez, sustained severe injuries in the accident. He was rushed to SSM Health Depaul Hospital where he died from his injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Cesar Estrada-Lopez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of motorcyclists lose their lives each year as a result of motor vehicle accidents throughout the United States. In Missouri, we see countless parties lose their lives in these preventable accidents along our roads. In many cases, surviving relatives are forced to endure mental and emotional challenges due to the unexpected loss of a loved one.
As a result, we continue to see numerous people suffer unnecessarily due to the reckless and negligent actions of others. Hundreds of these accidents take place right here in Missouri. Families of those who lose their lives in accidents are often left to deal with their sudden and unexpected loss.
Regrettably, fatal motorcycle accidents can have an overwhelming impact on surviving relatives. Many families have to cover the costs of funerals, endure lost earnings, and deal with the mental and emotional consequences. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of others, it is crucial that their families seek the guidance of a skilled St Louis wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible.
St Louis Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our St Louis motorcycle accident attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. provide effective, trusted, and aggressive legal representation for our clients while being compassionate and understanding to their individualized needs.
Not only is it crucial that families are able to get full and fair compensation after losing loved ones in accidents caused by negligent drivers, but we are committed to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.
We will ensure that your legal rights are protected after losing a loved one in a motorcycle crash. Contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at 816-888-8888 to see how we can help you. Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience and discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and the legal options available for you. Do not wait to get the justice you deserve. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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