St Charles, MO (July 28, 2022) – A man from Winfield, Missouri, suffered injuries as a result of a truck accident that took place on Wednesday morning. At around 9:05 a.m., on July 27, emergency crews in St. Charles responded to the scene of a crash on Highway 79.
Reports surrounding the accident provided by Missouri State Highway Patrol Master Sgt. TR Jenkins indicate that a 1994 Kenworth conventional and a 2013 Honda fit were both traveling southbound on Highway 79. As the vehicles approached the area just north of Interstate 70, the two became involved in a collision.
The driver of the Honda, 44-year-old John Mertens, from Winfield, Missouri, suffered moderate injuries as a result of the crash. Mertens was transported by St. Charles County EMS to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis for emergency medical treatment.
The crash remains under investigation by MSHP at this time.
Our thoughts are with John Mertens at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Vehicle collisions can dramatically impact the lives of those involved. We see many people left with painful injuries following crashes in our state every year. In fact, auto accidents and thousands of people to area hospitals monthly.
People who are involved in motor vehicle accidents often deal with various challenges. The recovery process can be incredibly difficult. If you’ve been hurt as a result of an automobile accident, you should reach out to our car accident lawyers in St Charles right away. Our team will be able to help you take legal action against the person responsible for your pain and suffering and help you get justice.
Our Missouri personal injury legal team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. is ready to discuss your case. We will help you understand the legal options available. We will discuss your accident concerns and help guide you through the legal process. Our lawyers are truly committed to protecting your best interests and your legal right throughout the duration of your claim.
Our lawyers will remain available to answer any questions you have. We will help you understand what is expected of you and what you can expect throughout the entire process. Our lawyers will build your case from the ground up. We will conduct an independent investigation into your accident in order to have the strongest evidence possible.
Our lawyers will speak to the police and obtain a copy of their report, speak with witnesses and obtain testimony, and gather evidence from various sources. We will work hard to help you obtain a favorable outcome for your lawsuit. We are committed to helping you get the money that you need and deserve following your crash.
Call our Missouri personal injury law firm today at 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.
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