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Posted on December 15, 2016 by

Fatal Pedestrian Hit and Run Accident Occurs in St. Louis

Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable people on the road. With nothing to shield them from oncoming cars and trucks, they’re at a high risk for serious injury or even death.

According to an article on the Fox2Now St. Louis website, a recent hit and run accident involving a sedan and a pedestrian resulted in the death of a sixty-year-old man. The accident took place at about midnight at the intersection of Natural Bridge Avenue and Union Boulevard. After the man was hit, the sedan fled the scene. The article is unclear about whether or not the driver was ever identified or found.

The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical and unstable condition, where he died shortly thereafter.

As your St. Louis pedestrian accident attorney, our hearts go out to the family members upon the loss of someone they dearly loved. Sometimes, when there are witnesses to these types of accidents, the one who caused it is easily identified and found. However, it usually takes utilizing other means of identification, such as area cameras, to find the individual. In cases like this, it’s necessary to work with an experienced St. Louis pedestrian accident attorney.

If you or someone you love is ever injured in an accident, whether it’s a pedestrian accident or a car accident, please contact your St. Louis pedestrian accident attorney for help right away. We can assist you.