On Friday evening, a woman was killed in a truck accident in St. Louis. According to authorities, at approximately 6:30 p.m. a 50-year-old woman was operating a Dodge Ram pickup truck when she rear-ended a vehicle near the intersection of Clara Avenue and Page Avenue. She fled the scene of the accident and was traveling at a high rate of speed on Clara Avenue northbound when she failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive, lost control of the vehicle, and collided with a parked tractor-trailer. The woman was ejected from the pickup truck and pinned underneath it. Tragically, she was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Hit and run accidents occur in nearly every location of the country, resulting in property damages, injuries, and death. Reckless driving is responsible for thousands of auto accidents annually and those drivers should be held accountable for their negligence. Individuals that have suffered damages due to an auto accident could be entitled to compensation for their property damages, lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering. An experienced car accident attorney can help to determine if you have grounds to file a case.
If you have sustained damages in an auto accident, it is imperative to consult the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth. Our attorneys will fully investigate your accident, gather all evidence, and determine who is responsible for the crash. Once liability is established, we will fight aggressively to hold that party responsible by recovering the maximum compensation for your damages. Contact Meyerkord & Kurth today for a free no-obligation consultation.