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St Louis, MO – One Injured in Crash on Chouteau Ave near California Ave

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

St Louis, MO (November 17, 2022) – One person was hospitalized following a traffic accident that took place on Wednesday morning in St. Louis. On November 16, the St. Louis Police Department responded to the site of a traffic accident on Chouteau Avenue.

According to law enforcement, a crash between vehicles occurred on Chouteau Avenue in the area of California Avenue. The impact of the collision sent one vehicle crashing through a structure near the intersection.

The vehicle suffered significant damage due to the crash and had to be towed from the scene. The driver, who was not publicly identified, suffered injuries in the crash. The victim was taken away by an ambulance to an area hospital, where they underwent emergency treatment.

The police in St. Louis are investigating the crash at this time.

We hope the victim hurt due to this crash recovers quickly.

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Louis, MO – One Injured in Crash on Chouteau Ave near California AveAuto accidents can have a devastating impact on the lives of those involved. Regrettably, thousands of people are hospitalized on a monthly basis with injuries as a result of collisions. In some cases, drivers are involved in collisions with vehicles that send them crashing into structures and other objects nearby.

These accidents are more likely to suffer significant injuries that require medical care. Common injuries that we see following motor vehicle crashes here in the state of Missouri include:

  • Back injuries: These can include anything from whiplash to herniated discs. Back injuries can be extremely painful and debilitating.
  • Head injuries: These can range from mild concussions to more serious traumatic brain injuries. Head injuries are often the most serious type of injury that can occur in a car crash.
  • Broken bones: Unfortunately, car crashes often result in broken bones. Common bones that are broken in car crashes include the ribs, collarbone, and extremities such as the arm or leg.
  • Spinal cord injuries: These are some of the most serious types of injuries that can occur in a car crash. Spinal cord injuries can result in paralysis or even death.

If an automobile accident has caused you severe pain and suffering, you may be able to pursue legal action against the person who is responsible to seek damages from them. A St. Louis car accident lawyer can help you protect your legal rights after your crash.

Our St. Louis legal team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has over 30 years of experience helping crash victims pursue legal action against those who have caused them harm. Our team will build a strong case on your behalf and demand timely compensation to cover your medical expenses and a variety of other damages that you face. Our lawyers will fight to ensure you are able to get justice and that the driver who caused your harm is held to account. Schedule a consultation by reaching out to our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888.

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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.