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St Louis, MO – Two Injured in Car Crash on I-70 near I-270

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St Louis, MO (December 12, 2021) – An auto accident reported in St Louis left a woman and young child injured. At around 12:13 a.m., on December 11, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on Interstate 70.

Reports provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2012 Mazda 6 and a 2020 Nissan Rogue collided on the eastbound side of Interstate 70 in the area just west of Interstate 270.

The crash left both vehicles with moderate damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.

The driver of the Nissan, 37-year-old Crystal Smith, and her 1-year-old female passenger were both injured in the accident. The two victims were transported to SSMH Health Depaul Hospital via ambulance for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Crystal Smith and the young child who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Car accidents in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people with injuries each year. In many cases, victims are rushed from the scene of their accidents to local hospitals for emergency medical care. After going through emergency surgery, many victims have to spend weeks off work to recover.

Dealing with painful injuries while facing towering medical expenses, vehicle repair costs, and lost wages can be incredibly challenging. Not only do victims suffer, but their families are often forced to endure financial strains as well. Many people who suffer severe injuries are forced out of work indefinitely. As if dealing with the painful injuries was not enough, victims and their families are often forced to deal with stacking medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repairs.

Following your accident, you can benefit greatly by reaching out to a St Louis car accident lawyer as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens you face.

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 hurt in crashes caused by reckless, negligent, and careless drivers. Our legal team works to help injured parties understand their legal rights after being harmed in accidents.

The financial impacts only make the process of recovering from injuries more challenging. Our team does not feel it is right to force victims to spend their own money on costs they face due to the negligence of another person. For this reason, we spend a significant amount of time on assisting victims to maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. Our lawyers understand the mental and emotional impacts that injured parties face after following their accidents.

If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident and would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at 1 (816) 683-3278 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.