A car accident in Belleville, Illinois has sent two individuals to the hospital. The accident happened on Thursday afternoon involving two vehicles. According to authorities, two vehicles collided in an intersection on Jackson Street. The impact of the crash caused one vehicle to overturn. The drivers of both vehicles were transported by ambulance to the hospital for injuries sustained. Few details have been released regarding the crash including the cause of the accident, and the current condition of the injured individuals is unknown.
Car accidents are responsible for thousands of preventable injuries and death every year. Individuals involved in an auto accident may sustain injuries, property damages, and death. While there is a wide range of causes and types of auto accidents, one common factor is that negligence is typically to blame. Dangerous roadways, vehicle design flaws, mechanical defects, and reckless driving are all examples of negligence that can cause an accident. To properly determine who the negligent party is in your accident, it is imperative to consult an experienced St. Louis auto accident attorney.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth have over a century of combined legal experience. Our attorneys will provide you with a full investigation to determine if you have grounds to file a case, and will work to hold the negligent party accountable. We will also fight to recover the maximum compensation for medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and emotional damages. If you have been injured in a car accident, contact us to receive a free no-obligation consultation.