St Louis, MO (December 25, 2021) – An auto accident reported in the St Louis area on Friday morning ended in injuries. At around 11:50 a.m., on December 24, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash on West Rock Creek Road.
Reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2018 Dodge Journey was traveling west on West Rock Creek Road when it collided with a 1994 Toyota Corolla near West Four Ridge Road.
The impact of the crash left both vehicles with extensive damage and blocked the roadway.
One man involved in the crash was injured. The victim, 40-year-old Christopher Haffer, was transported to Mercy Hospital South for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Christopher Haffer at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, motor vehicle accidents impact the lives of thousands of people across our state. There are thousands of people who sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and even spinal cord injuries from their accidents. These collisions often force innocent victims into area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment. Not only do people involved in collisions have their lives disrupted, but they are often left with significant financial, mental, and physical consequences as well.
Even though many injured victims have to take some time off work to recover from their injuries, numerous victims are left permanently disabled and unable to return to work after. When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible.
When victims are hurt in accidents, those harmed are able to pursue legal actions to obtain compensation to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. Working with a knowledgeable and aggressive car accident attorney in the St Louis area after your accident can greatly improve your chances of recovering.
St Louis Personal Injury Lawyers
The St Louis personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help victims protect their legal rights after being harmed in collisions caused by reckless, negligent, and careless drivers. Our team works to educate victims on their legal rights and help guide them toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for medical costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more.
Our team puts together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to ensure we are in the best position possible to negotiate full and fair compensation that helps them cover the financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. If you have been injured in a car accident and would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 1 (816) 683-3278 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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