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St Charles, MO – Four Hospitalized after Crash on I-70 on the Blanchette Bridge

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St Charles, MO (June 14, 2022) – A major motor vehicle accident reported in St. Charles left multiple people injured. Just after 720 p.m., on June 10, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 70.

Reports provided by authorities so that a 2006 Acura RSX, a 2021 Nissan Altima, a 2021 Nissan Rogue, and a 2008 Acura TL were all traveling eastbound on Interstate 70. As the vehicles entered the Blanchette Bridge, the driver of the Acura RSX lost control of the vehicle.

As a result, the Acura crashed into the Nissan Altima. The Acura RSX in the Nissan Altima both crashed into the concrete wall on the side of the bridge. The Acura RSX then returned to the roadway, where it collided with the Acura TL. The Nissan Altima reenter the roadway and collided with the Nissan Rogue. The Acura RSX then traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a concrete wall.

All four vehicles were totaled as a result of the accident and had to be towed from the scene.

A total of four people inside the Nissan Altima suffered moderate injuries as a result of the accident. The victims were identified as 21-year-old Katlyn Blackman, 21-year-old Olivia Hughes, 21-year-old Regina Hughes, and 23-year-old Terrez Malone. All four victims were transported by ambulance to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for further medical treatment.

At this time, the crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Katlyn Blackman, Olivia Hughes, Regina Hughes, and Terrez Malone at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Charles, MO – Four Hospitalized after Crash on I-70 on the Blanchette BridgeMotor vehicle accidents in Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured every year. Unfortunately, driver and attention and speeding are two of the leading causes of crashes in our state. Many people who are involved in accidents are left with significant injuries that demand emergency medical care. Some of the most common injuries that victims are left with following accidents include:

  • spinal cord injuries
  • traumatic brain injuries
  • broken bones
  • internal organ damage

People who suffer from these and other serious injuries often require extensive medical care. When victims are injured in accidents due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them move forward. Working with a car accident lawyer in St. Charles can help to ensure you are better positioned to protect your legal rights and get justice.

Our St. Charles personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents. Our lawyers will aggressively negotiate compensation on your behalf to ensure you get the money you need for medical expenses, lost wages, and more.

Do not wait to protect your legal rights. You must reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm right away at 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your case in the legal options available for you.

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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.