St Louis, MO (December 19, 2021) – Two people were transported to an area hospital following a motor vehicle accident in the St Louis area. At around 2:10 a.m., on December 18, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 70.
Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper M. G. Bennett reported that a 2010 Dodge Charger and a 2022 Peterbilt Conventional collided on the eastbound side of Interstate 70 near the intersection of Jennings Station Road.
The crash left two occupants of the Dodge injured. The victims, 36-year-old Jerronda Eiland and 41-year-old Timothy Hughes, were both transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Jerronda Eiland and Timothy Hughes at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, tens of thousands of people in our state are negatively impacted by motor vehicle accidents. There are many cases where injured victims are harmed in accidents caused by drivers who speed, are impaired, or otherwise engage in negligent actions while operating their vehicles.
If you have been injured in an accident, you can expect to deal with towering financial consequences as well. You will most likely have to take time off work to recover. Additionally, you will have to pay for surgery, hospitalization, and various other forms of medical treatment that you require for your injuries.
In cases where people sustain injuries in crashes, due to the negligence of other motorists, they are often able to recover financial compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and various other damages. Working with a trusted and competent car accident lawyer in St Louis can help to ensure you are able to get the maximum amount of compensation available to you.
St Louis Personal Injury Lawyers
Our team of St Louis personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has decades of combined experience helping injured victims get the justice they deserve following their accidents. Our lawyers are committed to providing each client we represent the most aggressive and competent legal guidance to ensure they are able to get justice.
Not only should victims recover full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we strive to help each of our clients gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face. We help our clients get the compensation they need to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward after being injured in a crash.
If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri as soon as possible. By calling 816-888-8888 you can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience with our team to explore legal options available to help you recover.
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