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Trash Truck Accident

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/trash-truck-crashes-into-i--support-column/article_24dff839-b11a-5c0e-9bc1-1d57b0816cc6.html

On the morning of Tuesday, April 15, the driver of a large St. Louis Refuse truck was driving on Gasconade Street. Allegedly a car cut off the truck suddenly. In response, the truck driver braked and then swerved. The garbage truck lost control and crashed into a support column for Interstate 55. The garbage truck itself was mangled. While the Missouri Department of Transportation inspected the bridge and determined no damage was caused, the truck driver was taken to the hospital. Missouri requires the highest standard of care while driving, and this works to protect our community and citizens from dangerous accidents like this accident with the refuse truck. If the refuse truck had hit a pedestrian or even another car, this accident could have potentially resulted in loss of life.

The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC are experienced with motor vehicle accident claims and can help you or someone you know who has been in a motor vehicle accident. We have a track record of recovering millions of dollars due to car accidents and helping clients recover from their traumatic experience. Our personal injury attorneys are licensed in Missouri and Illinois. We have logged thousands of hours on the phone with insurance companies and recovered millions of dollars for medical bills, pain and suffering, and property damage. We have over 80 years of combined experience. Please contact us at (314) 436-9958 or (800) 391-4318 for a no-obligation assessment of your potential motor vehicle case.

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