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St Louis, MO – Robert Koch Injured in Crash on I-270 near W Florissant Ave

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

St Louis, MO (October 30, 2022) – A traffic collision took place in the St. Louis area that left one man with moderate injuries. At around 7:30 a.m., on October 29, troopers at the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a collision on Interstate 270.

Preliminary investigations show that a 2006 Chevrolet Town & Country collided with a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado on the eastbound side of Interstate 270 just west of West Florissant Avenue. The impact of the crash caused the Chevrolet Silverado to go off the right side of the roadway, overturn, and come to rest near a pole. Chrysler continued and struck attenuator barrels on the side of the road. Both vehicles were severely damaged in the crash.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 64-year-old Robert Koch of St. Charles, Missouri, suffered moderate injuries in the crash. Koch was transported to SSM Health Depaul Hospital by Christian Hospital EMS, where he underwent emergency treatment.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Robert Koch recovers quickly from his injuries.

Car Accidents in Missouri

St Louis, MO - Robert Koch Injured in Crash on I-270 near W Florissant AveEvery year, auto collisions across the state them is a really victims with severe injuries that impact their lives. Unfortunately, there are tens of thousands of instances where people are hospitalized as a result of crashes that take place in our year annually. Many victims suffer severe injuries that require medical care. Common injuries reported in vehicle collisions in our state include:

  • Broken bones: Broken bones can be very serious in a car accident. Broken bones can cause pain and may require surgery to fix them. If a bone is broken in the neck or spine, it may cause paralysis or even death.
  • Spinal cord injuries: Spinal cord injuries can also be very serious in a car accident. Spinal cord injuries can cause paralysis from the waist down. If the spinal cord is injured badly enough, the person may never walk again or have limited movement.
  • Internal organ injuries: Internal organ injuries can be even more serious than spinal cord injuries. Internal organ injuries can damage vital organs inside the body. This can lead to long-term health problems and death.

If you have been injured as a result of a car accident that was caused by another driver is negligent or reckless actions, a St. Louis car accident lawyer can help you pursue legal action against them. Following your crash, you may be able to recover compensation for medical costs, repairs for your vehicle, and more.

Our St. Louis personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you get justice. Our team will build a strong case on your behalf and fight diligently to ensure you get the money you need and deserve. We will hold the person who caused your pain and suffering to account. Schedule a consultation by reaching out to our team today at 816-888-8888.

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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.