A vehicle accident occurred in Southeast Columbus recently. The road crash took place when a Chevy Impala veered off of the roadway. The driver then tried to correct his vehicle, but when doing so, he traveled over the southbound lanes of the road and struck a concrete pillar. The driver of the vehicle passed away at the scene of the accident, while the passenger is in critical condition. An investigation is being conducted to determine a cause.
With about ten million vehicle accidents taking place every year, many factors can contribute to their occurrence. The top three contributing factors to vehicle accidents are: speeding, driving distractedly, and driving while under the influence. Additionally, speeding contributes to about 33% of all fatal vehicle accidents. About 1.3 million people pass away, and about 20-50 million are injured or disabled every year as a result of vehicle accidents.
The personal injury lawyers at the St. Louis law firm of Meyerkord & Kurth can provide supreme legal assistance if you or a loved one have been involved in a vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another driver. Our attorneys take pride in valuing the time and needs of our clients and will work to ensure maximum compensation in acquired for your losses that resulted from the accident. With over 100 years of combined legal experience, our team has experience in handling a wide variety of road crashes and has the resources and knowledge necessary to handle your case successfully. To discuss your potential new case today, contact Meyerkord & Kurth today.