St. Louis County Police responded to a horrific auto accident on Friday night in North County. The crash occurred at the intersection of Kingsford Drive and Shackelford Road. According to police, as a pickup truck attempted to make a left turn when it collided with a vehicle with three occupants around midnight. The impact was severe, and tragically, the driver and two passengers in the other vehicle were killed. The driver of the truck was uninjured and is cooperating with police during the investigation. The collision caused a power line to be knocked down and power was interrupted throughout the night for Florissant residents. Nearly one thousands people lost power due to the accident.
The number of auto accidents that result in fatalities is devastating. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there were nearly 30,000 auto accidents that caused a death in 2014. The victims' families will certainly face an emotional and stressful battle after the crash. It is important for those families to seek representation from an experienced auto accident attorney.
At Meyerkord & Kurth, our St. Louis auto accident attorneys will offer you the support you need following a devastating crash. We want you to focus on healing during this difficult time while we deal with the insurance companies to recover the maximum compensation for funeral expenses, medical bills, loss of economic support, and emotional trauma. Our lawyers will investigate every aspect of the accident to ensure the proper claims are filed. To receive a free no-obligation consultation, contact us today.