During the early morning hours on Thursday, an off-duty police officer was involved in a car crash and DUI is suspected. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the accident at around 5 a.m. Upon arrival, they discovered one of their own had collided with a parked vehicle along McCausland Avenue. The parked car was unoccupied and the police officer did not suffer any injuries. DWI is suspected and an investigation is being conducted by Internal Affairs.
Have you been injured or suffered the devastating loss of a loved one in an auto accident? If so, you are one of the thousands of people affected by traffic accidents this year alone. Vehicle design flaws, mechanical defects, and dangerous roadways, and reckless driving can all contribute to a car crash. Driving under the influence is one example of reckless driving that is responsible for claiming thousands of lives each year and injuring many more. Fortunately, if another person or entity caused your accident you could be entitled to financial compensation for your economical and non-economical damages.
The St. Louis law firm, Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth, was established as a father-son team and has since expanded to include several other family members. This emphasis on family values demonstrates the personalized service and passion for providing justice to accident victims. Our personal injury attorneys will explore all options to recover the maximum compensation for your damages. If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to a DUI accident, we would like to provide you with a free consultation. Contact our office today.