Tragically, the New Year got off to a horrific start for one young Florida mother, and children following a fatal crash, which happened last Friday. Furthermore, the fatal crash occurred on South Old Dixie Highway near St. Joseph's Carmelite Monastery when two vehicles collided, head-on. One of the vehicles involved in the crash was a Jeep Cherokee, which was driven by, 22-year-old, Faith Foust and included her two young children. The other vehicle was a Ford pickup driven by 22-year-old, Roberto Mcleskey, and had one passenger. 39-year-old, Jennifer Altamirano was driving by before paramedics got to the accident, and heard a child screaming from the mangled vehicle.
Instinctively, Altamirano climbed through the back window of the vehicle and pulled the infant to safety. Upon first looking at the other child in the backseat, Altamirano thought the young boy was killed along with the mother. Miraculously he gasped for air and began breathing, although the good Samaritans could not free him from the wreckage, and the Jaws of Life freed him instead. The little boy is three years old and was transported by helicopter to critical care unit at a nearby hospital. After inspection of the scene, police found a handgun and several other possessions were recovered from Mcleskey's vehicle following the accident.
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 call today to schedule a free consultation.
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