St Louis, MO (June 1, 2022) – One man was left injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident that took place in the St. Louis area. At around 6:18 a.m., on May 31, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 270.
Reports provided by authorities indicate that a 2019 Volvo VNL tractor was traveling on the westbound side of Interstate 270 when a made an improper lane change just west of US Highway 67. As a result, the Volvo crashed into a 2000 Chrysler Cirrus. The Volvo then crashed into a 2017 Dodge Journey and a 2010 Ford Fusion.
The driver of the Dodge, 66-year-old John Collins, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. He was transported by Hazelwood Fire Department to SSM Health Depaul Hospital for emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with John Collins at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Auto accidents take place at an alarming rate across the state of Missouri. Unfortunately, crashes leave more than 65,000 people injured every year. Quite often, these crashes are attributed to some form of negligence. We see a significant number of innocent people harmed by drivers who are speeding, impaired, or distracted while operating their vehicles.
When people are involved in accidents, they are often left with serious injuries that negatively impact their lives. Many people require surgery and had to spend weeks in recovery. Unfortunately, we see a significant number of people suffer from traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other serious injuries due to accidents. When innocent people suffer injuries and accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. Reaching out to a truck accident lawyer in St. Louis is crucial when it comes to protecting your legal rights.
Our St. Louis personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims. Over the years, we have helped thousands of people secure more than $500 million collectively for their lawsuits. We will fight to ensure you are able to get the money you need for medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more.
Our lawyers will advocate on your behalf every step of the way. We will provide aggressive and fearless representation to ensure you are able to obtain the outcome you expect for your lawsuit. Our team will take all of the legal work off of your hand so you can focus on moving forward from your accident.
Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm today to get started on your case. Our lawyers are available by calling 816-888-8888. We can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and the legal options available for you. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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