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St Louis, MO – One Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on I-270 near W Florissant Ave

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

St Louis, MO (October 22, 2022) – A crash occurred in the St Louis area on Friday morning that left a 32-year-old man from Roxana, Illinois, injured. At around 6:10 a.m., on October 21, calls for help came in surrounding an auto accident on Interstate 270.

Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol indicate that a traffic wreck between a 2013 Honda Civic and a 2014 Chevrolet Express occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 270 in the area near West Florissant Avenue. Both vehicles suffered severe damage due to the crash. The Honda was towed from the scene.

The driver of the Honda, 32-year-old Jonathan Walker, suffered injuries due to the crash. Walker was transported by Abbott EMS to Barnes-Jewish Hospital for further care.

At this time, investigations into the crash are underway.

We hope Jonatha Walker recovers quickly from his injuries. 

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Louis, MO - One Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on I-270 near W Florissant AveVehicle accidents can have a sudden and overwhelming impact on the lives of those involved. We see tens of thousands of people hospitalized annually in our state as a result of drivers who are negligent.

There are many causes of car accidents in Missouri, but some of the most common include drivers who are intoxicated, drivers who run red lights, and drivers who switch lanes aggressively.

Intoxicated drivers are a major problem on Missouri roads. If you’re driving after drinking, you’re putting yourself and others at risk. Driving while intoxicated can make it difficult for you to maintain control of your vehicle. As a result, drunk drivers often drift into other lanes and crash into cars sharing the road.

Running red lights is another major cause of accidents in Missouri. If you blow through a red light, you could collide with another vehicle or pedestrian, causing serious injuries or even death. Not to mention, it’s against the law.

Switching lanes aggressively is yet another dangerous behavior that can lead to accidents. If you’re not paying attention to your surroundings and you make a sudden lane change, you could sideswipe another vehicle or cut someone off, leading to a collision. 

If you’ve suffered injuries in a traffic collision, a St Louis car accident lawyer can help you pursue legal action against the responsible driver.

Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. will perform an in-depth investigation into your crash to identify the cause. We will identify who is liable for your pain and suffering, and we will demand full compensation from them. Contact our Missouri legal team today at 816-888-8888, so our personal injury lawyers can meet with you at your earliest convenience.

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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.