St Charles, MO (October 22, 2022) – A traffic incident took place in St Charles County that left a teenage male injured. At around 3:40 p.m., on October 21, calls for help came in surrounding a collision on Interstate 70.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2022 Cadillac XT4 was stopped in traffic due to congestion on the westbound side of Interstate 70 near the Blanchette Bridge. For unknown reasons, a 2007 Ford Ranger crashed into the rear end of the Cadillac.
A 17-year-old male passenger in the Cadillac, who was from Wentzville, Missouri, suffered injuries in the crash. He was transported by Pattonville Fire Protection District to SSM St Joseph Hospital East, where he was treated.
At this time, MSHP is investigating the crash.
We hope the teen is able to make a timely recovery from his injuries.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Crashes occur daily in the state of Missouri that have overwhelming consequences for victims. In many instances, injured parties are able to file lawsuits against those who are at fault for the crash. These legal claims can help injured parties recover financial compensation for their losses.
One of the most important things to understand is that Missouri is an at-fault state when it comes to car accidents. That means that the person who caused the accident is responsible for paying for any damage that resulted from the accident.
- Lost Wages: If you had to miss work as a result of your injuries, you may be able to recover your lost wages. This includes any wages you’ve already lost as well as any future wages that you may lose because of your injuries.
- Medical Bills: You can also recover any medical bills that have resulted from your car accident. This includes both past and future medical expenses.
- Vehicle Repair Expenses: If your vehicle sustained any damages in the collision, you may be able to recover the cost of repairing or replacing it.
These are just a few of the most common types of damages that can be recovered after a car accident in Missouri. If you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s important to speak with a St Charles car accident attorney to discuss all of your options.
Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will build a solid legal case on your behalf. We will prove that the defendant is at fault for your accident, and demand that they provide you with full compensation to cover these and other losses you face. Schedule a consultation by reaching out to our Missouri personal injury lawyers at 816-888-8888 to get started on your lawsuit today.
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