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Posted on March 10, 2015 by

Car Thief Crashes After OnStar Turns Vehicle Off in St. Louis

Imagine being the owner of a 2013 Chevy Camaro who has his car stolen. That’s exactly what happened recently in St. Louis. The event occurred in the evening after the Camaro was bumped from behind. When the driver got out of his car, he was met by a man holding a gun. The man stole his wallet and took off in his car.

The driver of the Camaro immediately went to the police and OnStar was able to track the vehicle using their GPS capabilities. Once the car was found, OnStar shut it off, causing it to crash into a utility pole, according to an article on the KMOV website. The police officers who were on the scene were able to apprehend two of the suspects, but they believe there was a third one who got away.

Car theft happens frequently in St. Louis, however most of them don’t result in a crash. No matter what the circumstances are, if your vehicle is ever damaged in an accident because of the carelessness or negligence of someone else, it’s important to contact your St. Louis auto accident attorney right away. Fortunately in this case, no one was injured as a result of the theft or the crash, however, this could have turned out much worse.

Contacting a St. Louis attorney offers you the best chance at getting the compensation you deserve in any type of accident.