On Saturday night, a single-vehicle car accident claimed the life of a woman in St. Charles County, Missouri. According to the St. Charles County Police, the accident occurred at the intersection of Seeburger Road and Highway B at approximately 6 p.m. A female occupant was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and a man was transported by ambulance to the hospital. His condition, as well as the two individuals identities, are currently unknown. The accident is under investigation and Seeburger Road is closed while the accident is being reconstructed.
Thousands of auto accidents occur every year and cause serious injuries and fatalities. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are approximately 37,000 fatalities caused by auto accidents every year. An additional 2.35 million individuals are injured each year. Although there are several factors that can lead to a traffic crash, some of the leading causes are dangerous roadways, mechanical defects, design flaws, and negligent driving. Negligent driving can be demonstrated by driving distracted, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and aggressive driving. If you have been injured in a car accident due to another’s reckless driving, it is important to consult a skilled St. Louis auto accident attorney.
The personal injury lawyers at Meyerkord & Kurth have handled thousands of accident cases. Our attorneys have recovered over $350 million in compensation for our damages and will work diligently to recover the maximum compensation for your case. We will fight aggressively to hold the driver that is responsible for your accident accountable while supporting you throughout the process. Contact us for a free no-obligation consultation.