St Louis, MO (November 11, 2022) – A commercial vehicle accident took place in St. Louis that left three people injured on Thursday evening, November 10. The Missouri State Highway Patrol received calls for assistance regarding a crash on Interstate 170 at around 7:45 p.m.
Investigations into the crash show that a 1999 Chevrolet 1500 and a 2020 Volvo VNL collided on the westbound side of Interstate 270 near Interstate 170 during the evening hours. The impact of the crash caused the Chevrolet took off the right side of the roadway and strike a guardrail. The vehicle then reentered the roadway and overturned. The Chevrolet had to be towed it away from the scene of the accident as a result of the damage it suffered.
317-year-old females inside the Chevrolet suffered in moderate to severe injuries. The three victims were rushed to SSM Health Depaul Hospital, where they underwent emergency treatment.
Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the truck accident at this time.
We hope the three teens hurt as a result of this crash recover quickly.
Truck Accidents in Missouri
determining liability for a truck accident in Missouri can be a complex process. There are many different factors that can contribute to a truck accident, and each case is unique. However, there are some general principles that can help determine who may be liable in a truck accident case.
In general, the person or entity responsible for the truck should be held liable for the accident. This can include the truck driver, the trucking company, and any other parties involved in the operation of the truck. If the truck was not properly maintained or if it was overloaded or improperly loaded with cargo, this could also be a factor in determining liability.
In addition, anyone who contributed to the cause of the accident may be held liable. This could include the manufacturer of the truck or its parts if there was a defect in the design or manufacture of the truck. It could also include parties who loaded the cargo onto the truck if they overloaded it or did not secure it properly.
Finally, any party who was negligent in their actions leading up to the accident may also be held liable. This includes parties who were speeding, driving recklessly, or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. It also includes parties who failed to yield right of way, or who were otherwise careless in their actions on the road.
Truck accidents are more complex than typical vehicle collisions as they often involve several parties who assume liability for the resulting damages. For this reason, it is crucial that you get in touch with a St. Louis truck accident lawyer right away. A knowledgeable legal team will be able to help guide you through the process and fight to make sure you are able to get the money that you deserve following your crash.
Our truck accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can meet with you for a free consultation to get started on your case. Contact our team today at 816-888-8888 to get started.
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