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Posted on March 15, 2016 by

Median Rest Area is Prime Spot for Accidents in St. Louis

There are a lot of accidents on Interstate 44, but there is a rest area situated in a median along that stretch of road that’s actually the prime spot for serious accidents. In order to get back on the highway, drivers have to pull out onto a 70 mph road, and getting off the highway isn’t all that easy either.

One recent accident at that particular rest area involved two young men who were from out of town. They didn’t realize the strange location of the rest stop, and when a tractor trailer slowed down to pull into it, they failed to brake in time behind him. The accident was tragic, but it’s certainly a wake up call for drivers and pedestrians to use extreme caution near this particular part of I-44.

All kinds of accidents can occur at this rest area, including pedestrian accidents as well as multi-car crashes. Drivers in St. Louis are not always using caution when they’re traveling, and their negligence often leads to wrecks.

As your St. Louis personal injury attorneys, we want to caution you to be very careful around this particular stretch of road.

Watch out for out of town drivers, and above all, report any accidents that occur to the authorities. If you’re injured in a car accident, your St. Louis personal injury attorneys will fight for compensation for your injuries. Please don’t hesitate to contact us.