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Posted on November 10, 2015 by

Carjacked Car Crash Proves Fatal

We have no way of knowing what the day will bring. When your loved one dies in a crash and you later find out the car was stolen, it comes with many questions. Especially when the car involved in the crash is a stolen vehicle.

This is was happened in St. Louis on October 5, 2015. A car, supposedly stolen, crashed with another vehicle, then hit a fire hydrant and finally a brick building, The accident, occurring a little after 10 pm in southern St. Louis, resulted in a passenger dying and sent another to the hospital. Reportedly, the car was stolen in a carjacking a few hours before the wreck, but police were unsure at the time if anyone in the car was involved in the theft.

The name of the victim who died was not immediately released, Another passenger from that car was hospitalized, in critical, unstable condition at the time of the article. The driver of the other vehicle, a woman, had minor injuries.

Wrongful death can be claimed when an individual dies as a result of another person’s conduct. Because the victim is deceased, the friends and family have to call an attorney to see if there’s action that can be taken.

If your loved one has been the victim of a crash that resulted because of someone else’s negligence, call a St. Louis wrongful death attorney for a consultation today!