St Louis, MO (December 28, 2021) – One man was left with serious injuries as a result of a two-vehicle collision in the St Louis area. At around 6:10 a.m., on December 28, emergency crews 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 2017 Toyota Rav4 and a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado were both traveling west on Interstate 70 when the vehicles collided just east of Route U.
The driver of the Toyota, 18-year-old John Oliver III, sustained serious injuries in the crash. He was transported to SSM Health Depaul Hospital where he underwent emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with John Oliver III at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Thousands of motorists are involved in collisions throughout the state of Missouri each year. Although not all accidents end in catastrophic injuries, a fair share of these accidents do force victims into area hospitals. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
People who are injured in accidents often deal with an array of challenges moving forward. Not only do are most victims left to deal with pain and suffering, but the financial consequences of accidents can be crippling for both victims and their families. People involved in collisions are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment and vehicle repairs while going without wages from work.
When victims are harmed in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them move forward. Victims harmed in crashes are able to recover compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they endure from their accidents. Some of the most common damages victims are able to recover include compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Medical costs (both immediate and long-term)
- Vehicle repairs
- Pain and suffering
Victims who work with seasoned car accident attorneys in St Louis are in the best position possible to get the justice they deserve.
St Louis Personal Injury Lawyers
Our St Louis personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. understand the mental and emotional challenges victims face after being harmed. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that people are forced to endure after being harmed in accidents. This knowledge and understanding motivate us to fight aggressively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident.
Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and effort on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to see how our team can help you.
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