St Louis, MO (September 22, 2022) – An auto collision reported in St. Louis left one man injured. Around 10:30 p.m., on September 19, authorities were dispatched to a crash on Interstate 70.
Preliminary reports show that a 2007 Chevrolet Impala became disabled in lane one on the westbound side of Interstate 70 just west of Lucas and Hunt Road. The driver of a 2022 Nissan kick was traveling on the westbound side of the roadway and was unable to stop to avoid a collision. As a result, the Nissan crashed into the rear of the Chevrolet. Both vehicles were severely damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
A 23-year-old man involved in the accident, identified as Darione Stephenson, was injured. Stephenson had to be transported by Northeast Fire Protection District to SSM Health Depaul Hospital, where he was provided care.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time.
Our thoughts are with Darione Stephenson at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Motor vehicle accidents take place every single day in the state of Missouri. Accidents are often preventable. However, innocent people continue to suffer the devastating consequences they bring. Quite often, they are caused by acts of negligence.
There are a number of reasons why car accidents happen in Missouri. One common cause is driver error. Quite often, drivers do not pay attention to their surroundings and end up getting involved in crashes. Another common cause of car accidents is the weather. When it is wet or icy out, drivers can become unsteady on the roads and end up crashing into other cars.
Speeding is another leading factor in a significant number of vehicle crashes across the state Drivers who are going too fast for the conditions can cause accidents. And alcohol use is another common cause of car accidents in Missouri. Drunk drivers often don’t see the danger they are in and end up crashing their cars.
If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident in Missouri, you must contact a St Louis car accident lawyer right away. A lawyer can help you get compensation for your damages and ensure that you receive the maximum benefit possible from your case.
For over three decades, our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have fought to help people in Missouri get justice following their accidents. Our team can help you get compensation for your damages and ensure that you receive the maximum benefit possible from your case. We will conduct a thorough investigation into your accident and gather the strongest evidence to prove your case.
We will demand full and fair compensation for your damages, including lost wages, medical expenses, and more.
Schedule a consultation at our Missouri law firm today by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience.
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