St Louis, MO (May 14, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the St Louis area ended in injuries. At around 6:40 a.m., on May 10, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on Interstate 55.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2002 Toyota Sequoia was attempting to change lanes on Interstate 55 near Butler Hill Road. As a result, the vehicle collided with a 2020 Hyundai Elantra. The Hyundai then struck a 1997 Buick Lesabre. All three vehicles sustained moderate damage as a result of the crash.
Two people suffered injuries in the accident. Mehlville Fire Protection District transported 43-year-old Tabitha Hardy and 43-year-old Jennifer Ashton to Mercy Hospital South for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Jennifer Ashton and Tabitha Hardy at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Every year, crashes across Missouri leave tens of thousands of people injured. Quite often, people suffer from severe injuries that demand emergency medical treatment. We often see car crash victims suffer from the following:
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Burn injuries
- Severe lacerations
When people are left with moderate to severe injuries after crashes, they can expect to be rushed to local hospitals for emergency medical care. Quite often, victims have to remain hospitalized for several days following their accidents. Depending on the type and severity of the injury, victims may even require months of therapy and rehabilitation. Some victims require multiple surgeries.
When innocent parties are hurt in accidents, they may have legal options available to help them secure financial compensation for medical expenses, lost earnings, and more. A skilled car accident lawyer in St Louis can prove beneficial for injured victims in the aftermath of their accidents.
Our St Louis personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have more than six decades of combined experience helping people in St Louis and across the entire state get justice after being harmed. Our knowledgeable legal team takes great pride in our resources, proven track record of success, and dedication to helping those in need. Over the years, we have helped clients secure more than $500 million for their claims and we will stop at nothing to help you maximize your recoveries.
Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm to get started on your case. Our lawyers are available at 816-888-8888. We can schedule a free case review to discuss your accident and the legal options available to help you move forward.
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