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St Louis, MO – Auto Wreck on I-270 near W Florissant Ave Ends in Injuries

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

St Louis, MO (August 15, 2022) – Authorities were dispatched to the scene of a traffic incident in the St Louis area that ended in injuries. At around 12:05 a.m., on August 14, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a major crash had occurred on Interstate 270.

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Reports from authorities show that a 2018 Ford Mustang was traveling on the eastbound side of Interstate 270 when it became involved in a crash with a 2012 Lexus IS just west of Florissant Avenue. The crash left both vehicles with extensive damage, requiring them to be removed from the scene.

The driver of the Lexus, 22-year-old Darrin Clark, was injured in the crash. He was transported to SSM Health Depaul Hospital by Christian EMS for further care.

The crash remains under investigation.

We hope Darrin Clark recovers quickly from his injuries. 

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Louis, MO - Auto Wreck on I-270 near W Florissant Ave Ends in InjuriesVehicle accidents happen every day that are preventable. Unfortunately, we see thousands of people hospitalized monthly as a result of crashes here in Missouri. The majority of accidents that we see are a result of driver errors. Drivers continue to act negligently despite how overwhelmingly negative the consequences are for others sharing the road. When innocent people are hurt as a result of accidents, they can file personal injury cases against the person who is at fault.

It is important that you are able to identify the negligent driver who caused your accident. This can be done by:

  • Checking the scene of the accident and obtaining camera footage to prove that the defendant is at fault.
  • Obtaining statements from people who witnessed the crash and saw the defendant behind the wheel.
  • Obtaining a copy of the police report pertaining to the crash.
  • Work with expert recreationists who can uncover details surrounding your crash.

Building a strong personal injury case is a critical part of being able to prove that the defendant is at fault in seeking sole compensation. A Missouri car accident lawyer will be able to help guide you through this process and fight to get you justice.

Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you obtain all of the evidence you need to prove your case. Our lawyers will go to the scene of your accident to conduct an independent investigation. We will gather all of the evidence possible and work with experts who are able to help prove your case.

We will demand full compensation from the insurance company and get you the money you need for medical expenses and a variety of other costs you face. Schedule a consultation at our Missouri personal injury law firm today by calling 816-888-8888.

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.