St Louis, MO (November 2, 2022) – A multi-vehicle traffic collision took place in St. Louis that left one woman injured. At around 11 p.m., on October 31, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a collision that occurred on Interstate 270.
According to reports, the driver of a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck fell asleep while driving on the westbound side of Interstate 70. As a result, the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway and struck a concrete median barrier. The vehicle came to rest, blocking one lane just west of Bermuda Road.
A 2011 Buick Lucerne traveling through the area was struck by debris from the Dodge ram. A 2022 Dodge charger traveling through the area attempted to avoid colliding with the Buick. However, the vehicle collided with the debris on the roadway. A 2017 Chevrolet Cruze driver attempted to avoid debris in the vehicle on the road but struck the debris.
Finally, a 2008 Ford F150 pickup truck traveling through the area attempted to avoid striking the Chevrolet but collided with it anyway. The impact of the crash site and the Ford off the side of the roadway into a ditch.
The driver of the Chevrolet, 22-year-old Carla Davis of St. Louis, Missouri, suffered serious injuries in the crash. She was transported by Christian EMS to SSM Health Depaul Hospital, where she underwent emergency treatment.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
We hope Carla Davis recovers quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
It is impossible to prepare for the impact that a motor vehicle accident will have on your life. Unfortunately, we see tens of thousands of people left with serious injuries as a result of crashes that take place in our state each year.
Broken bones are also a common injury sustained in car accidents. The force of the impact can cause bones to break or fracture. Common fractures sustained in car accidents include broken ribs, arm fractures, and leg fractures.
A concussion is another type of injury that can be caused by the force of the impact in a car accident. Concussions can range from mild to severe and can cause symptoms such as headache, dizziness, nausea, confusion, and memory loss.
Other common injuries suffered in car accidents include whiplash, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and internal organ damage. These injuries can often have a long-term impact on the victim’s health and quality of life. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, it is important to seek legal help as soon as possible to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. A St. Louis car accident lawyer can help to guide you through the legal process and fight for fair compensation on your behalf.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of experience helping injured parties get justice. Our team will build a strong case on your behalf and prove your damages were caused by the defendant. Schedule a consultation with our team today by calling 816-888-8888 to get started.
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