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St Louis, MO – Woman Injured in Truck Crash on I-70 near Lucas and Hunt Rd

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

St Louis, MO (August 12, 2022) – A vehicle crash took place in the St Louis area on Wednesday evening that left one woman injured. At around 6:15 p.m., on August 10, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to an auto accident on Interstate 70.

MSHP reports show that a 2019 Nissan Sentra and a 2007 Peterbilt 6×4 collided on the westbound side of Interstate 70. The incident caused delays just east of Lucas and Hunt Road.

MSHP closed off a portion of the roadway as they worked to clear the scene.

The driver of the Nissan, 22-year-old Desiree Townson, was left injured due to the accident. She was transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital by Northeast Fire Protection District for further treatment and evaluation.

The crash is under investigation by MSHP at this time.

Our thoughts are with Desiree Townson at this time.

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Louis, MO - Woman Injured in Truck Crash on I-70 near Lucas and Hunt RdCrashes in Missouri send thousands of people to area hospitals monthly with injuries. There are many instances where people are hurt in crashes due to negligent drivers. Victims who are injured as a result of collisions often have to go through this pensive medical treatment. Recovering from painful injuries can be overwhelmingly difficult.

Not only do victims have to deal with painful physical consequences, but the emotional and financial impacts can be tiring as well. Trying to recover from physical injuries may seem like a task that never ends. As a result, many people who are harmed in accidents are often left feeling hopeless and helpless. When people suffer injuries in auto accidents as a result of auto wrecks caused by negligence, a car accident lawyer in St Louis can help them get the money necessary to cover the costs they face as a result.

Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you obtain a favorable outcome for your personal injury case.  We understand how difficult it can be for you to recover from painful injuries. For this reason, our Missouri personal injury lawyers are committed to taking all of the legal work off of the hands of our clients. We will help you get the compensation you need and deserve after being hurt in a motor vehicle accident.

Our team will guide you through the legal process and help you get the money necessary to alleviate the impacts of medical expenses, lost earnings, and more. We will help you hold the person who is responsible for your injuries and damages to account.

You do not have to move forward alone after being injured as a result of a crash. Our Missouri personal injury lawyers are only a phone call away. Schedule a free consultation with our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. by calling 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.

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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.