St Louis, MO (July 19, 2022) – A traffic incident reported in the St. Louis area left one woman injured. Just after 8:10 a.m., on July 17, officials from the Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified that a motor vehicle crash took place on Interstate 270.
Reports indicate that a 2015 Nissan Rogue was traveling too fast on the southbound side of Interstate 270. As a result, the vehicle traveled over standing water near Highway 3070 and began to skid. The vehicle then struck a 2013 Ford E-150.
One person involved in the accident suffered injuries as a result. The victim, 35-year-old Kendra Jenkins, was transported by Robertson Fire Protection District to SSM Health Depaul Hospital St. Louis for care.
The crash is under investigation at this time
Our thoughts are with Kendra Jenkins at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Speeding is by far one of the most common factors in motor vehicle crashes in Missouri and across the United States. Drivers who are traveling too fast often have a difficult time maintaining control of their vehicles. As a result, we see many people suffer significant injuries and activities due to drivers who are speeding around curved roadways, during inclement weather conditions, or in traffic congestion.
Not only does speeding increase the chances that an accident will occur, but it also increases the severity of the injuries suffered by victims. When victims suffer serious injuries that result in overwhelming losses, they are able to pursue a personal injury case against the person at fault. A car accident lawyer in St. Louis will be able to guide you throughout the duration of your claim and help you get justice. As a victim, you will be able to seek compensation to cover your medical expenses, the lost wages that you face from taking time off work, and more.
At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our team will fearlessly fight to help you get the money that you can use to cover your losses and damages resulting from your crash. Our Missouri personal injury attorneys understand how difficult it can be for victims to move forward after their accidents. For this reason, we are committed to taking the legal work off of their shoulders, so they are able to focus on getting the treatment they need for their injuries and moving forward.
Our lawyers work tirelessly to help our clients get justice. We advocate on behalf of our clients to ensure their best interests are reflected throughout the entire legal process. We understand how important it is that victims are able to secure the financial resources necessary to cover their damages and losses. For this reason, we fight to help our clients get the results they need and deserve for their lawsuits. You can reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.
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