A two-vehicle auto accident occurred in downtown St. Louis on Sunday morning. According to authorities, at around 4:05 a.m., two vehicles collided near the intersection of North Broadway and St. Charles Street. The St. Louis police department is offering little information regarding the crash but did confirm that two individuals were killed and two others were seriously injured. The deceased were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and those injured were transported by ambulance to the hospital. The investigation is ongoing and police are attempting to determine a cause. The identities of the victims will be released after their families are notified.
The probability of knowing someone that has been killed in a car accident is likely. There are approximately 37,000 individuals killed every year in traffic crashes, according to the Administration for Safe International Road Travel. Tragically, the vast majority of all auto accidents are preventable and caused by the negligence of others. While the severity of auto accidents varies, any individual that sustains damages due to another party’s negligence may be entitled to compensation for their damages. Families that lose loved ones will now face a lifelong battle of grief, and while there is no compensation that can ease that pain, contacting an experienced car accident attorney have fight for the rights of victims and their families to obtain justice.
The offices of Meyerkord & Kurth are compassionate and prioritize family values. We have handled thousands of accident cases and have valued the relationships with our clients. During the process of recovering the maximum compensation for your case, we will support you with compassion and sympathy. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.