St. Louis, MO (November 8, 2021) – A traffic-related incident on Saturday evening left one woman with moderate injuries, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
At around 5:10 p.m., on November 6, emergency crews received the notification that a crash on Interstate 270 required assistance. Reports show that a 2001 Acura CL was attempting to change lanes when it crashed into a 2017 Infinity QX60 on the southbound side of Interstate 270 near Interstate 55.
The driver of the Infinity, 46-year-old Samira Grosonja, sustained injuries in the accident. She was transported to Mercy Hospital South for emergency medical care.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Samira Grosonja at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
The Missouri Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration both found that the state of Missouri ranks 19th out of all 50 states for the likelihood of victims being involved in fatal crashes. Between the years 2012 and 2014, more than 2,300 people lost their lives in accidents throughout the state. More than 55,000 others are left with life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Each year, automobile accidents in the state of Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured due to the negligence of others.
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 resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in St. Louis can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
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 816-888-8888 to see how our team can help you.
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