A Toyota Prius crashed into a thermal processing building in Indianapolis, Indiana. Police officials reported that the car was traveling too fast and crashed into the building landing 20 feet inside and on its side in the building’s front office and conference room. It’s reported that there were nine people inside the building, but everyone was able to get out safely. The driver, in his late teens, was taken to a local hospital after being extricated and was in critical condition. Authorities indicated that there were no obvious signs of alcohol or drugs at the scene and officials closed the area for several hours due to the crash.
There are around 50 vehicle store, or business front crashes each day which injures thousands yearly. Commonly, these accidents are caused by a pedal, and operator error with retail stores and businesses being the most common sites crashed. This is extremely concerning because of shoppers, employees and pedestrians are at risk by being struck by a driver. Injuries that occur with these accidents can be severe and even life-alerting. Medical bills can be overwhelming with these accidents, so it’s important to contact a personal injury attorney if you have been injured. An attorney will investigate your case and determine if you are able to pursue legal action for your injuries.
The St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC specialize in helping victims of vehicle accidents. Accidents are stressful, and we know the importance of finding qualified and experienced legal counsel. We work diligently on each case and communicate directly with our client to alleviate any stress while striving for maximum compensation. If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle or storefront accident, call us today. At our downtown St. Louis office we provide free consultations. Make your no-obligation appointment today and let us help you get the care and compensation you deserve.