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St Louis, MO – Jeremiah Williams Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on W Florissant Ave near Ferguson Ave

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death

St Louis, MO (May 11, 2022) – A pedestrian accident reported in the St. Louis area on Saturday evening has taken one man’s life. At around 10:45 p.m., on May 7, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on West Florissant Avenue.

Reports provided by authorities show that a 2018 Chevrolet Sonic was traveling south on West Florissant Avenue. For unknown reasons, the vehicle struck a 30-year-old male pedestrian just north of Ferguson Avenue.

The pedestrian, Jeremiah Williams of St. Louis Missouri, was transported to Christian hospital by Christian Northeast ambulance. Authorities confirm that Williams passed away from his injuries after arriving.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 33-year-old Lourdes Storey Jr, was not injured in the accident.

At this time, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri

St Louis, MO – Jeremiah Williams Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on W Florissant Ave near Ferguson AveEvery year, more than 1100 people die in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri. Many of these people are not traveling inside vehicles at all. When pedestrians are struck by vehicles, they are at a significantly increased risk of suffering catastrophic and fatal injuries. This is due to the fact that they have nothing to protect them during their accidents.

Unfortunately, we see many pedestrians lose their lives due to the negligent actions of drivers. Some of the leading causes of fatal pedestrian accidents in our state include:

  • drivers who are distracted
  • drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol
  • drivers who failed to yield the right of way to others
  • drivers who make turns without checking for pedestrians

When drivers engage in these and other reckless actions, they placed the lives of others around them at risk. If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a pedestrian accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. And knowledgeable St Louis wrongful death lawyer can provide you with the best chance possible of getting justice.

Our St Louis personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience helping bereaved families fight to get justice. Our lawyers are committed to building the strongest wrongful death claim on behalf of each of our clients to ensure they are able to hold the negligent driver to account. Our lawyers can help your family obtain compensation to cover the cost of funeral arrangements, medical expenses, and more. Over the years, we have helped thousands of people secure more than half $1 billion in combined settlements and verdicts for their claims. We will help your family secure the maximum amount of compensation available for you.

Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm right away by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you at your earliest convenience for a free case evaluation so we can get started on your claim.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.