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St Charles, MO – Patricia Brummel Loses Life in Car Crash on US-61 near Route W

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St Charles, MO (March 30, 2022) – One woman has lost her life as a result of a motor vehicle accident reported in the St Charles area on Tuesday afternoon, March 29.

Just before 3:45 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of an accident on US Highway 61.

Reports provided by MSHP Trooper MG Burns show that a 2016 Dodge Charger attempted to pass a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox while traveling on US Highway 61. The Dodge then struck the Chevrolet near the intersection of Route W.

The impact of the crash caused the driver of the Chevrolet to lose control of their vehicle. The Chevrolet then struck a 2013 Honda CRV. The impact of the crash caused the Honda to go off the roadway, overturn, and crash into a pole.

Two people in the Honda sustained serious injuries. EMS transported 69-year-old Patricia Brummel and 70-year-old Roy Cottner to Mercy Hospital in St Louis for emergency medical care.

Authorities confirmed that Brummel passed away after arriving.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Roy Cottner at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Patricia Brummel. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Charles, MO – Patricia Brummel Loses Life in Car Crash on US-61 near Route WWe continue to see many people suffer unnecessarily due to the reckless and negligent actions of others right here in Missouri. Families of those who lose their lives in accidents are often left to deal with their sudden and unexpected loss.

In many instances, crashes take place as a result of drivers who are distracted, impaired, or engaging in reckless activities while operating their vehicles. The unfortunate truth is that tens of thousands of people across our state are negatively impacted by the negligent actions of others.

Not only are families overwhelmed by the emotional impacts of a loss, but they often face funeral expenses, stacking medical bills, and various other financial impacts. Many families have to cover the costs of funerals, endure lost earnings, and deal with the mental and emotional consequences. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of others, it is crucial that their families seek the guidance of a skilled St Charles wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible.

St Charles Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our St Charles car accident attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. provide effective, trusted, and aggressive legal representation for our clients while being compassionate and understanding to their individualized needs.

We are dedicated to helping our clients gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the difficulties they face. We understand the mental and emotional challenges families face after losing loved ones in accidents. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult.

If you have lost a loved one due to a truck accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at (816) 888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help 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.