A Saturday afternoon car accident happened in St. Louis County and caused the death of a 26-year-old woman. According to the authorities, the accident occurred at around 2 p.m. One vehicle was attempting to make a left turn onto Burgundy when a northbound vehicle, traveling on Highway 141 collided with the car. The impact caused two female occupants of the first vehicle to be ejected. The 26-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene and a 20-year-old was rushed to the hospital and listed in critical condition. A third female occupant was not injured. The driver of the other vehicle, an 18-year-old man, was also injured but in stable condition. The crash is being investigated by the St. Louis County Police Department.
Auto accidents caused by teen drivers occur thousands of times a year in the United States. Inexperience, speeding, distractions, and driving intoxicated are common causes of auto accidents involving teens. If you have lost a young person in your life, or if a teen driver has caused you to suffer damages, it is important to consult an experienced auto accident attorney. You could be entitled to compensation for your damages.
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