As a woman was traveling to her mother’s funeral, she was killed in a fatal car accident. The accident happened on Saturday in Utah. According to authorities, the 48-year-old woman was a passenger in a pickup truck when the driver lost control of the vehicle, collided with the median causing the vehicle to overturn multiple times. The victim was ejected from the truck and pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver and another female passenger suffered injuries and are being treated at a local hospital. They are listed in serious condition. Police believe that weather conditions contributed to the crash.
Weather conditions can be factors in auto accidents. However, if a driver is operating their vehicle responsibly in all conditions an accident can be easily avoided. Driver negligence is one of the most common causes of traffic accidents. Driving under the influence, distracted driving, speeding, and fatigued driving are all examples of reckless driving that cause preventable auto accidents. Fortunately, with the representation of an experienced auto accident attorney, you could receive compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, property damages, and mental anguish.
The St. Louis auto accident attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth have over 100 years of combined legal experience. Our personal injury attorneys have obtained more than $350 million in compensation for our clients, proving we are some of St. Louis’ best personal injury attorneys. Our law firm was established on family values and we work to establish and maintain relationships with our clients. We are available to address your questions and concerns in a timely manner and will support you during the entire case. Contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.