A St. Clair County resident was involved in an accident that could have ended his life October 30th. He was driving his motorcycle along Broadway in St. Louis and was stopped at a red light waiting to make a left turn onto Hoffmeister Ave. As the light turned green, he was struck from behind by a car and dragged 20 feet fracturing his hip socket and knee. He considers himself lucky to be alive and credits his survival to the fact that he was wearing a helmet. He hopes drivers are more cautious and aware of motorcycles on the road, but believe that the bend in the road on Broadway near Hoffmeister Avenue may have contributed to the motorcycle crash.
Motorists should always devote their full attention to operating a vehicle including watching out for their surrounds and other drivers. Distracted drivers are responsible for 9 fatalities per day in the United States, according to the CDC. Driving distracted is proven to be deadly and victims have the right to seek justice and recover compensation.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth 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 100 years of combined experience. Please contact us at (314) 300-3000 or (800) 391-4318 for a no-obligation assessment of your potential motor vehicle case.
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