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Posted on March 15, 2018 by

Fatalities in Missouri Highway Accidents Pile Up

Every year, the arrival of winter weather causes all kinds of problems for St. Louis drivers. Roads and highways can quickly become icy as the temperatures drop. The number of accidents our area usually sees climbs. Sometimes we make it through the winter without any deadly pile-ups on the highways. However, that has not been the case for this winter.

St. Louis Fatalities and Injuries During Winter Storms

One recent winter storm brought tragedy into the lives of many families. In Missouri, two people were killed while trying to navigate the highway. Another 70 people were injured because of crashes that took place during the same storm.

When the temperatures go down, even if it’s not snowing, ice can still be a problem. We frequently see snow melting during some of our warmer days. When it turns cold again, that wetness can become black ice, leading to all kinds of accidents.

When Should You Call a St. Louis Truck Accident Attorney?

Semi trucks are some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road in the winter months. If you’re in an accident with one, you need to call a lawyer right away. The weather conditions may be bad, but truckers are taught how to maneuver trucks to keep the other drivers on the road safe.

Are you in need of a St. Louis truck accident attorney? We can help you. Please contact us right away.