St Charles, MO (November 26, 2021) – One person was left with injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the St Charles area on Tuesday evening, November 23. At around 4:13 p.m., authorities were called to the site of a crash on Interstate 64.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a collision between vehicles blocked the westbound side of Interstate 64 in the area just west of Lake St Louis Boulevard. The crash left a 2017 Kia Optima with extensive damage. A 2010 Ford F-150 was also located at the scene with damage from the crash.
The driver of the Kia, 22-year-old Austin Schmutz, sustained injuries in the accident. He was transported to SSM Health St Joseph Lake St Louis for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Austin Schmutz at this time. We hope for his 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.
In many instances, victims are left with severe injuries that drastically limit their abilities and require immediate and long-term care. Dealing with painful injuries is only made worse by the financial consequences that impact both victims and their families.
If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A trusted St Charles car accident lawyer can help you determine the best approach toward getting you justice. When victims are harmed as a result of negligent drivers, they are often able to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. Our team can help you move forward and fight to ensure you secure the compensation you need and deserve.
St Charles Personal Injury Lawyers
Our team of St Charles 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. We stop at nothing to ensure our clients are able to maximize their recovery following their accidents.
Our team put together solid legal claims on behalf of our clients to sure we are in the best position possible to help victims recover the compensation they need to cover various financial burdens they face moving forward from their accident. If you have been hurt in a car accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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