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St Louis, MO – One Man Injured in Auto Wreck on I-270 near MO-340

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St Louis, MO (May 12, 2022) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Tuesday evening in St. Louis that left one man injured. Just before 4:40 p.m., on May 10, calls for assistance came in surrounding a traffic collision that occurred on Interstate 270.

Reports from authorities show that a 2018 Dodge Ram Pro Master was traveling northbound on Interstate 270 with a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup truck. As the driver of the Ram pickup truck slowed to traffic congestion near Missouri State Route 340, the vehicle was struck by the Dodge Ram Pro Master.

The driver of the pickup truck, 22-year-old Logan Northrup, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. He was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis by Creve Coeur Fire Protection District.

At this time, the crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Logan Northrup at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Louis, MO – One Man Injured in Auto Wreck on I-270 near MO-340auto accidents in Missouri often have life-changing consequences. Many people suffer from severe injuries that negatively impact their lives. When people suffer from spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even severe back injuries, they often lose the ability to perform various tasks on their own. Many injured parties are unable to return to work indefinitely due to their accidents.

Although we want to believe that we can prepare for the consequences of a collision, this is far from true. Tens of thousands of people in our state are forced to deal with the sudden and unexpected impacts of collisions. Quite often, these pressures are a result of drivers engaging in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles. Some of the most common causes of auto accidents in our state include:

  • driving while impaired
  • speeding
  • changing lanes without looking/blind spot accidents
  • failing to yield to others
  • driving while distracted by cell phones, radios, and other objects

When people suffer serious injuries and collisions, due to the negligence of others, our state provides them with options to take legal action against the at-fault drivers. In some instances, victims are able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the person who caused them harm. These claims can help injured parties secure financial compensation to cover medical expenses, vehicle repairs, and a variety of other financial burdens they face following their accidents. Working with a car accident lawyer in St. Louis can provide a victim with the best chance possible of getting justice.

For decades, the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have worked diligently to protect the legal rights of clients across the state who have been injured in accidents. Over the years, our lawyers have helped thousands of people secure more than $500 million of their legal claims collectively. We are committed to helping each client we work with maximize the amount of financial compensation they receive for their claims. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm at 816-888-8888 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.