An auto accident on Thursday afternoon has injured five individuals. The car accident occurred near the intersection of Delmar Boulevard and Union and involved four vehicles. Five individuals, including a child, were transported to hospitals for injuries sustained in the crash. Officials from the St. Louis Fire Department reported that three of the individuals were seriously injured. The child and another individual were believed to have mild to moderate injuries. It is also believed that none of the injuries were life-threatening. The accident is being investigated, and currently, little details are known.
According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, 37,000 individuals are killed each year in the United States due to car accidents. Auto accidents occur in various settings, forms, and all have unique circumstances. One common factor of a majority of auto accidents is that they are preventable and caused by negligence. Vehicle design flaws, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, mechanical defects, dangerous roadways, and distracted driving are examples of the most common forms of negligence that leads to a crash. If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another party, you may be entitled to compensation for your physical, financial, and emotional damages.
The experienced St. Louis auto accident attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth have recovered over $350 million in compensation. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined legal experience and will work diligently to recover the maximum compensation for your case. We will take all necessary steps to determine the cause of your accident, and hold the negligent party accountable. Contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.