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Posted on January 17, 2017 by

Fatal Semi-Truck Accident in St. Louis: Who is at Fault?

Lately, there have been some odd tractor trailer accidents in St. Louis. However, this one might be the oddest of them all.

According to an article on the Fox2Now St. Louis website, a twenty-year-old man was displaying some bizarre personal behavior on I-70. Several calls were made to Missouri State Troopers that there was a man running in traffic on the highway. Later, more calls came in that there was a man seen riding on the hood of a semi-truck as it traveled down the highway. Later on, it appears the same man was again seen running in traffic and at that point, was hit by a semi-truck.

The man was immediately rushed to the hospital after the hit, but was pronounced dead at the emergency room. The highway was shut down for several hours after the accident.

The article does not state the reasons behind the man’s strange behaviors, so the question that is on everyone’s mind is: who’s to blame for this accident? In cases like this, it’s always best for loved ones to have a St. Louis truck accident attorney investigate the cause.

The fact is that semi-truck drivers have a different set of rules than other drivers on the road. This man’s family may be entitled to compensation, depending on the facts in the case. Please contact a St. Louis truck accident attorney if you’re in an accident with a semi-truck.