A driver crashed his vehicle into a Target store in Washington, Missouri. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at around 7:42 a.m. According to the Washington police, a 21-year-old employee of the store drove his 2000 Hyundai car into the front glass entry doors. After the crash, the driver exited the vehicle and walked away from the crash. Police officers reviewed surveillance videos and used Facebook for information leading to the whereabouts of the suspect. The man was arrested and will likely face charges related to vehicular assault.
Lawmakers have created specific rules and regulations pertaining to the requirements of obtaining a driver's license. All individuals receive an education regarding traffic laws and the importance of operating a vehicle responsibly. While there are some incidents that involve drivers utilizing their vehicles as a weapon, most auto accidents do not occur intentionally. Reckless and negligent driving, mechanical defects, vehicle design flaws, and dangerous roadways are some of the most common causes of accidents. All car accidents can be traumatic for the victims regardless of the severity of the crash. Mental anguish is just one example of the damages individuals suffer as a result of an auto accident. Other damages can be in the form of property damage, injuries, or death.
All drivers are educated and informed about the risks of negligent driving; however, thousands of drivers operator vehicles recklessly daily. To hold an at-fault driver responsible for your damages, it is important to consult an experienced auto accident attorney at Meyerkord & Kurth. Our St. Louis personal injury attorneys have over 100 years of combined legal experience and will take all necessary action in handling your case. Contact us today to receive a free no-obligation consultation.