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Fiery Crash Claims Life in Eureka


A single-vehicle auto accident resulted in the death of one man on Saturday afternoon. According to authorities, the car accident happened at around 3:20 p.m. when a 63-year-old man from Ballwin was operating a vehicle on eastbound Interstate 44. Preliminary reports indicate that the man’s vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and collided with a tree near Lewis Road. Upon impact, the vehicle burst into flames killing the driver. An investigation is being conducted to determine a cause.

Many people involved in single-vehicle auto accidents assume that they do not have grounds to file a case. This assumption is false and regardless of the type of accident, one should never dismiss the possibility of a case without first seeking a legal consultation. While driver negligence is a major cause of car accidents, vehicle design flaws and mechanical defects can also contribute to a crash. Victims of auto accidents could be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, property damages, and mental anguish.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a car accident, it is important to seek a legal consultation from the experienced St. Louis auto accident attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth. Our attorneys will plan and execute a strategy that will provide the justice and compensation you deserve. We will support you throughout the process of the case while working diligently to ensure justice is received. Contact our office to receive a free no-obligation consultation regarding your accident.

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