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St Louis, MO – Scott Drennan Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on I-55 to US-67

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St Louis, MO (July 7, 2022) – Authorities were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the St. Louis area that claimed one man’s life. At around 11:53 p.m., on July 4, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 55.

Reports provided by authorities indicate that a 2018 Hyundai Kona was traveling southbound on Interstate 55. As the vehicle entered the merge area to US Highway 67 and Interstate 270, it struck a pedestrian that was walking on the left shoulder of the ramp. The Kona traveled off the right side of the roadway and crashed into 29-year-old Scott Drennen.

Drennen suffered significant injuries as a result of the accident he was pronounced deceased at the scene by Mehlville Fire Protection District ambulance personnel.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of Scott Drennan. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri

St Louis, MO – Scott Drennan Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on I-55 to US-67Motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri take the lives of more than 1100 people every year. Unfortunately, there are many cases where pedestrians end up losing their lives as a result of accidents. Pedestrians often lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents due to reckless and negligent drivers. We see a significant number of fatal pedestrian crashes take place due to drivers who are speeding, distracted, impaired, or engaging in other reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles.

Pedestrian accidents are more likely to result in significant injuries due to the fact that they are unprotected during accidents. When pedestrians lose their lives as a result of motor vehicle accidents, their families may have legal options available to help them move forward. It is imperative that families seek legal guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in St. Louis right away.

Our St. Louis pedestrian accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are deeply committed to providing the most fearless and aggressive representation for families who have lost loved ones due to negligent drivers. Our lawyers are available to help you protect your legal rights after losing a loved one. We will handle all communication with the insurance company and take all of the legal work off of your hands so you are able to focus on moving forward without worry. We will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to get the maximum amount of financial compensation available for funeral arrangements, pain and suffering, and more.

If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you take legal action right away. You can reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers are available to meet with you to discuss your loved one’s accident and the legal options available to help your family move forward and get justice. Contact our law firm today to get started.

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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.