St Charles, MO (November 22, 2021) – One person was hospitalized as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the St Charles area on Friday afternoon, November 19. At around 12:45 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 70.
Reports from authorities show that a rear-end collision between a 2017 Toyota Camry and a 2015 Volvo tractor-trailer occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 70 just west of Wentzville Parkway.
The driver of the Toyota, 38-year-old Juan Orengo, sustained injuries in the accident. He was transported to Mercy Hospital in St Louis for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Juan Orengo at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Each year, more than 55,000 people are hurt in crashes throughout the state of Missouri. Here in Wilson Township, we see many victims hospitalized with injuries that impact their health and wellbeing. Broken arms, burn injuries, and evening internal organ damages are incredibly painful injuries. They are also very costly to treat.
Following crashes, injured parties often face towering medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repair expenses. These and other financial burdens weigh down the mental and emotional health of victims who are simply trying to recover from painful injuries. Thankfully, there are instances where victims are able to recover compensation following their accidents.
In cases where injured parties 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 Charles can help to ensure you are able to get the maximum amount of compensation available to you.
St Charles Personal Injury Lawyers
Our personal injury attorneys in St Charles at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help injured parties maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without worry. Our lawyers 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.
We understand the overwhelming mental and physical consequences that people are forced to endure after being harmed in accidents. This knowledge and understanding motivate us to fight aggressively to ensure they are able to recover after being injured in an accident.
With over $500 million in recovered damages, you can rest assured knowing your legal rights and best interests are protected with us. Contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys by calling (816)298-8708 to see how we can help you.
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