St Louis, MO (May 28, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the St. Louis area on Thursday afternoon left one man injured. Just after noon, on May 26, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 270.
Reports provided by authorities show that a rear-end collision between a 2000 Chevrolet Camaro and a 2008 Ford F150 pickup truck took place on the eastbound side of Interstate 270 at the intersection of Old Halls Ferry Road. The incident left both vehicles damaged. The Chevrolet had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the Chevrolet, 20-year-old McKinley Logan, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. He was transported by Christian Hospital EMS to Christian Hospital for further care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with McKinley Logan at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents take place at an alarming rate in the state of Missouri. These crashes leave tens of thousands of people injured every year. Unfortunately, the majority of auto accidents that we see in our state are entirely preventable.
The majority of accidents that take place in our state are a result of drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions were operating their vehicles. Some of the leading causes of crashes include speeding, driving while impaired, and failing to yield the right of way to other motors sharing the road.
People who are involved in accidents are often left with severe injuries that negatively impact their health and well-being. We see a significant number of people hospitalized with broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and internal organ damage. Victims who suffer from these and other severe injuries often face tens of thousands of dollars in medical expenses. Unfortunately, victims are often forced out of work and unable to support themselves.
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 car accident lawyer in St. Louis can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice after being injured in an accident.
For decades, the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have fought diligently to protect the legal rights of victims across the state who have been injured in accidents. Our lawyers provide the most aggressive and knowledgeable representation to ensure each of our clients is able to secure the maximum amount of compensation available for their lawsuits. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm right away. Call our team today at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience.
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