Falling asleep at the wheel is never a good idea, and has proved fatal for one man in Mascoutah, Illinois. Furthermore, the accident occurred on Wednesday near Mid-America Airport when 61-year-old, Donald Mueller was traveling on Route 4 in St. Clair County, Illinois, when he fell asleep at the wheel. Mueller was heading south at the time, and hit 49-year-old, Robin Wells head-on. As a result, Wells was pinned inside her car and was seriously injured. Sadly, Wells later died as a result of her injuries. There was a 9-year-old child who was also inside the vehicle at the time of the crash as well. The child’s condition is currently unknown. Mueller was injured as well, and is listed in moderate condition at a nearby hospital.
The skilled St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth have more than a century of combined experience, understand that your family’s safety is a top priority, and should be represented as such. The firm has a proven track record in successfully handling and settling countless motor-vehicle accident claims, and will fight vehemently to get you the compensation you deserve. 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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