St Louis, MO (December 17, 2021) – An auto accident reported in the St Louis area ended in injuries. At around 2:50 p.m., on December 16, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 270.
Reports from authorities show that a 2002 Ford Explorer rear-ended a 2019 Ford Edge and a 2019 Ford Escape on the southbound side of Interstate 270 in the area of Tesson Ferry Road. The crash left the Explorer and the Escape with totaling damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Escape, 72-year-old Roy Partridge, and his passenger, 61-year-old Filipina Partridge, were both injured in the accident. The two victims were transported to Mercy Hospital South for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Roy Partridge and Filipina Partridge at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year crashes in the state of Missouri impact the lives of tens of thousands of people. Although some accidents result in minor injuries and interruptions for those involved, there are many that end in serious injuries that require extensive care. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and various other life-changing injuries that often require surgery, hospitalization, and months of therapy. The unfortunate truth is that motor vehicle accidents impact more than just the mental and physical health and wellbeing of victims. Not only are accidents overwhelmingly painful, but they can be financially draining as well.
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. 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 as a result of other drivers, it is important that they seek the legal guidance of a St Louis car accident attorney as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward.
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 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 1 (816) 683-3278 to see how our team can help you.
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