St Charles, MO (October 22, 2022) – An auto wreck occurred in the St Charles area that left a 41-year-old woman injured. At around 6:55 a.m., on October 20, calls for assistance came in surrounding an accident on US Highway 61.
Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol indicate that a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu failed to yield the right of way to a 2017 Jeep Wrangler on the southbound side of US Highway 61 near Route W. As a result, the vehicle collided with a 2017 Jeep Wrangler. Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.
The driver of the Jeep, 41-year-old Erin Herter of Moscow Mills, Missouri, was injured in the crash. She was transported to Mercy Hospital in St Louis, Missouri, for further care.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
We hope Erin Herter recovers quickly from her injuries.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Being hurt in a vehicle collision can change your life forever. Many people who are harmed in accidents are left with severe physical injuries that impact their mental and emotional health and well-being. Following a motor vehicle accident, you may be able to file a personal injury case against the person who is responsible. A St Charles car accident lawyer can help guide you through the legal process.
In Missouri, car crash victims are able to seek compensation to cover both the economic and noneconomic damages they face. Some of the damages that our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you recover compensation for include:
- Medical expenses: You can recover all of your past and future medical expenses related to the car crash, including hospital bills, doctor’s visits, prescription costs, physical therapy, and any other necessary treatment.
- Lost wages: If the car crash has prevented you from working or has caused you to lose income, you can recover your lost wages. This includes both past and future lost wages.
- Pain and suffering: You can also recover damages for the physical and emotional pain and suffering caused by the car crash. This includes things like anxiety, depression, nightmares, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
- Property damage: Finally, you can recover the cost of repairing or replacing any property damaged in the car crash. This includes your vehicle as well as any personal belongings that were damaged in the accident.
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are here to help you get justice. We will fight and take the legal work off your shoulders so you can focus on overcoming your injuries. Contact our law firm today at 816-888-8888 to get started on your case.
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