A fatal vehicle accident took place in D.C. Thursday morning along Route 295 during rush hour. The road crash left ten people injured. Additionally, a vehicle was left directly on top of another. Tragically, one person is experiencing life-threatening injuries, another is severely injured, and the other eight people who were injured in the crash are all minorly injured.
Vehicle accidents take place all around the world every minute of every day. The Association for Safe International Road Travel reported that about 1.3 million people pass away as a result of vehicle accidents yearly, and an additional 20-50 million people are injured or disabled. Road crashes often occur as a result of drivers breaking the law. For example, some top contributing factors of accidents include: speeding, driving while under the influence, and driving distractedly.
The Saint Louis personal injury attorneys of Meyerkord & Kurth can help establish the justice you deserve after suffering an injury in a vehicle accident. With decades of experience, our attorneys have handled a wide range of road crash cases and are apt to recover maximum compensation for your losses that resulted from the accident. By holding the negligent driver responsible and filing a claim, our attorneys will take necessary legal action. Additionally, our team will help you to understand the law and your rights by offering legal advice and guiding you step by step through your case. To speak with an attorney and have your potential case analyzed, contact Meyerkord & Kurth today.