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Car Crash Caused by Drag Racing


Emergency crews closed a roadway in Houston, Texas for several hours after a two-vehicle auto accident occurred on Friday morning. That accident happened just before the morning rush hour when authorities believe two vehicles were drag racing along the Gulf Freeway. The vehicles collided near the 610 Loop and the impact was so severe that rescue crews had to use the jaws of life to free two individuals in one of the vehicles. They were transported to the hospital and their condition is unknown. The occupants of the other vehicle attempted to flee the scene of the accident on foot but were quickly apprehended by the police. The accident is under investigation.

Aggressive and reckless driving are responsible for thousands of auto accidents every year. While the severity of these accidents can vary, numerous people suffer injuries, property damages and even death as a result of a car crash. Speeding, drag racing, and road rage are examples of aggressive driving and are all against the law. Traffic laws have been established and enforced to protect all motorists, and when a driver disobeys those laws, an auto accident often occurs. If you have suffered damages in an auto accident, you may be entitled to compensation.

The St. Louis car accident attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth will analyze your accident to determine if you have grounds to file a case. Our attorneys have the experience and knowledge necessary to obtain the justice you deserve. We have recovered over $350 million in compensation for our clients and will take all possible action to recover the maximum amount for your damages. Contact our office today for a free no-obligation consultation.

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