Scott Co, MO - Fatal Two-Car Crash on I-55 in Kelso
Scott Co, MO (May 11, 2021) - Multiple emergency response teams reported to the site of a fatal car crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 at the Kelso exit on Tuesday, May 11th in Scott County.
Troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol stated that it appears as though one vehicle collided with another, causing it to leave the roadway and overturn.
One person was thrown from the overturned vehicle.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Scott County
Several million automobile accident victims suffer serious injuries every single year across the country as several thousand more lose their lives entirely. The state of Missouri saw 143,826 vehicle collisions in 2008 alone, generating a total of 1,326 victim fatalities.
The driving law that is most frequently broken according to Missouri crash data is cell phone use or the use of another electronic device by the driver. Slightly more than 14% of all car crashes across the state are the result of a driver’s misdirected attention.
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