St Louis, MO (October 24, 2022) – A traffic collision reported in St. Louis left one man seriously injured. At around 940 p.m., on October 21, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Interstate 70.
According to local law enforcement, a 1998 Mercedes M Class began experiencing mechanical issues while traveling on the westbound side of Interstate 70 near mile marker 230.2. As a result, the vehicle came to rest on the roadway. The Mercedes was then struck by a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze. The Mercedes then collided with a 2016 Freightliner Cascadia.
A 35-year-old man involved in the crash, identified as Andrew Kanganis of Florissant, Missouri, suffered injuries. He was transported by Pattonville Fire Protection District to SSM Health Depaul Hospital, where he underwent emergency care.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation at this time.
We hope Andrew Kanganis is able to recover quickly following this accident.
Truck Accidents in Missouri
Being involved in a truck accident can change your life forever. The size and weight of these vehicles means that they are more likely to cause severe injuries and damages to anything they come in contact with during a crash. In many cases, truck accidents are a result of motorists who engage in acts of negligence while behind the wheel. Leading factors in these life-changing classes include:
- Drowsy drivers
- Speeding motorists
- Drivers who are distracted
- Impairment by drugs or alcohol
If you’ve been injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, he may be able to seek financial compensation to cover your losses and damages. A St. Louis car accident lawyer will be able to fight to help you secure the compensation you need and deserve.
Following a truck accident, our St. Louis personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you seek the maximum amount of compensation possible. Some of the damages we will help you recover compensation for include:
Medical Costs: If you’ve been injured in a car crash, you may be able to recover your medical expenses. This includes any hospital bills, doctor’s visits, and prescriptions.
Lost Wages: If you’ve missed work because of your injuries, you may be able to recover your lost wages. This is typically calculated by taking your average weekly wage and multiplying it by the number of weeks you missed work.
Vehicle Repair Expenses: If your vehicle was damaged in the car crash, you may be able to recover the cost of repairs. This can include both the cost of parts and labor.
At your earliest convenience, contact our Missouri law firm by calling 816-888-8888. Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can schedule a free consultation with you to get started.
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