Two-Vehicle Collision in North St. Louis, One Person Trapped and Rushed to Hospital
St. Louis, MO. – One person was transported to a hospital in St. Louis after a two-vehicle collision in North St. Louis earlier this morning.
The accident happened before 6:30 a.m. in North St. Louis when two vehicles collided at the intersection of Hall and E. Carrie Road. Authorities say that one victim had to be freed from their car by emergency personnel.
The crash shut down the intersection for much of the morning while the accident was investigated and the scene was cleaned up, but at this time, the causation of the crash and other information about the crash is unknown.
The total number of serious car accident injuries in St. Louis City every year is between 200-300 people. In 2017, 284 passenger vehicle occupants were injured in accidents compared to only 260 in 2016 and 172 in 2015. There is a significant increase in the amount of critical car accident injuries, despite the decrease in fatalities.
The most common causes of serious injuries in car accidents in St. Louis City are speeding, distracted driving, and alcohol use, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, despite driver safety campaigns such as “Arrive Alive” by the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety.
If you or someone you care about has been injured or killed in a car accident or truck accident, don’t hesitate to contact the Dixon Injury Firm today to discuss your case. Our Car Accident Attorneys in St. Louis have helped countless victims recover compensation for their harm and losses, and will do everything in their power to offer support and retrieve the most damages for your case.
Our greatest sympathies go out to the family of the victim involved in this terrible accident. If a family member or loved one of the victim would like the name of a person removed, please do not hesitate to contact our attorneys.