On Thursday evening, commuters traveling west of St. Louis had a longer rush hour than usual due to a head-on auto accident. The accident occurred around 4 p.m. on Highway K near Interstate 64 in O’Fallon, Missouri. According to authorities, an SUV and a sedan collided head-on seriously injuring both drivers. One of the drivers was transported to the hospital by an Arch Medical Helicopter, and the other was transported by ambulance. The cause of the accident has not yet been determined, and the condition of the drivers is unknown. Authorities are continuing to investigate the crash.
Car accidents occur in many forms and are caused by numerous factors. Unfortunately, a vast majority of these accidents result in serious injuries and fatalities. Dangerous roadways, vehicle design flaws, mechanical defects, and negligent driving are some of the most common causes of auto accidents. Medical bills, lost wages, funeral expenses, property damage, and mental anguish are all examples of the damages a car accident victim can experience. Most car accidents are preventable, and if you have been injured or lost a loved one in an auto accident, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your damages.
The experienced St. Louis car accident lawyers at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth have recovered over $350 million in compensation for our clients. Our attorneys will investigate your accident, collect all evidence, and fight to hold the at-fault party accountable for their negligence. We will work to recover the maximum compensation for your damages while supporting you throughout the process. Contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.