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Posted on December 17, 2013 by

Two Families Injured After Head-On Collision In St. Louis

During this time of year, it seems as though people in St. Louis are in an even bigger hurry than usual. Two families were injured in a head-on collision that took place at the intersection of North Broadway and Pitzman Avenue.

The occupants of the vehicles included five adults and three children. Some of them were taken to the hospital urgently, however, officials stated that none of their injuries were truly life-threatening, according to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Authorities are still investigating into the exact cause of the crash, however, at this point it’s anyone’s guess. These types of accidents can occur because of distracted driving, meaning the driver was texting or talking on his cell phone during the operation of the vehicle. They can also be caused by simply trying to beat the crowd to a sale at a nearby store.

As your St. Louis personal injury attorney, we feel that it’s important to remind you to drive with caution during this busy time of year. It’s nearly impossible to anticipate some of the actions of the other drivers on the road, but it’s important to remain aware while you’re driving so that you and the occupants of your car remain safe.

If you or someone you love becomes the victim of a car accident, contact your St. Louis personal injury attorney right away.