As commuters traveled to work on Monday morning, a fatal auto accident stalled traffic for most of the morning. The accident happened on Manchester Road near Maple at 7:45 a.m. Two vehicles collided in the crash and few details have been released as to indicate a cause. Authorities did confirm that one of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. It is unknown if any other injuries were sustained.
Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of deaths in the United States. There are millions of vehicles on the roadways, increasing the likelihood of an accident. Head-on collisions, SUV rollovers, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and single-vehicle accident happen everyday and often result in serious injuries and fatalities. The aftermath of an auto accident can last for several months or years, even for an accident that isn’t severe. Injured victims may require ongoing medical treatment and may miss time away from work resulting in lost wages. Often, victims suffer a financial strain due to a car accident and should fight to recover the compensation for their damages.
The car accident attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth are based in St. Louis and are equipped to handle your case. Our attorneys have recovered over $350 million in compensation for our clients and will work diligently to recover the maximum compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, property damages, and mental anguish. We will investigate your accident, and explore all aspects to determine the most effective strategy to obtain the justice you deserve. If you have been the victim of a car accident, contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.