A St. Louis surgeon saves the life of a motorcyclist on the road after a serious crash. The multiple-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle closed three lanes of 1-55 northbound in south St. Louis. Complete details of the accident have not yet been released, but what is known is a motorcycle and two other cars were reported in an accident at approximately 1:45 p.m., near the 7th street exit on northbound I-55. According to authorities, the motorcyclist was seriously injured during the accident. Another motorist, who happened to be a surgeon, pulled over to help the motorcyclist. St. Louis Firefighters report the surgeon saved the motorcyclist's life by stopping an arterial bleed, which could have been fatal. The motorcyclist was then rushed to a nearby hospital where his condition remains unknown. No other injuries were reported. The accident is still under investigation.
Even though the details surrounding the multiple-vehicle accident have not been released, the accident should serve as a reminder to all motorist. As summer approaches, an increase in motorcycles will be traveling on Missouri roads. All Missouri motorists should drive carefully and cautiously, paying close attention to those on two-wheeled vehicles. No matter how serious, If you have sustained injuries in an accident while operating a motorcycle, you may be entitled to compensation for damages sustained in the accident, such as medical bills, lost wages, and emotional distress. Our compassionate and experienced Missouri motorcycle accident attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC, are here for you and will work to get you everything that you are entitled. Please contact the offices of Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC, as soon as possible, so that we can assist you with a free consultation.