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St Charles, MO – Auto Accident on US-61 near I-70 Leaves One Woman Injured

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

St Charles, MO (August 20, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the St Charles area left one woman injured. At around 9:45 p.m., on August 17, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to an auto accident on US Highway 61.

Authorities report that a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado and a 2020 Toyota Camry collided on the southbound side of US Highway 61 just north of Interstate 70. The incident caused moderate damage to the vehicles involved.

The driver of the Toyota, 45-year-old Inna Gortalum, was hurt in the crash. She was transported by St Charles County ambulance District to SSM Health St Joseph Hospital in Lake St Louis for further medical care.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Inna Gortalum recovers quickly from her injuries. 

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Charles, MO - Auto Accident on US-61 near I-70 Leaves One Woman InjuredVehicle crashes resulting in injuries take place every day in the state of Missouri. In many cases, innocent people are harmed due to rashes caused by motorists talking with others in the back seat, distracted by their cell phones, intoxicated, or engaging in careless actions while operating their vehicles.

Although these motor vehicle collisions take the lives of many innocent parties, we see countless others who are left with injuries that require some form of medical care. Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can completely transform your life. This is especially true if you suffered some type of injury as a result of your accident.

If you’ve been hurt due to a vehicle collision, legal action may be possible to help you get justice. It is important that you call a car accident lawyer in St Charles right away. Our lawyers can help you seek compensation from the person who is responsible for your crash and help you get justice.

For decades, our Missouri injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have fought tenaciously to ensure our clients are able to get justice after being harmed. We provide each client we work with a variety of legal services to ensure they are able to protect their legal rights and hold negligent parties to account.

Our lawyers will conduct an in-depth investigation into your accident. We will analyze evidence and build the strongest claim possible on your behalf. We will pursue legal action against the at-fault driver and demand that they pay you compensation for your damages. 

Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience for consultation. Reach out to our lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.