Semi-Truck Hits and Runs in St. Louis Accident
It’s no secret that there are a lot of accidents on I-270 near St. Louis, and one recent accident near Exit 367 has resulted in the death of a twenty-nine-year-old man. The accident occurred in the middle of the afternoon and was caused by a car that was changing lanes. The driver apparently did not see the other car, and the two vehicles collided. They both hit the median, and the car that was crashed into flipped over, according to an article on the KMOV.com website.
Both of the drivers of these vehicles were taken to the hospital, where the victim passed away from his injuries. It’s interesting to note that the article also mentioned a semi-truck that was involved in the accident. However, police officers reported that the driver of the truck fled the scene.
As your St. Louis truck accident attorneys, we want you to know that commercial truck drivers are held to a higher standard when it comes to accidents. It is possible that the truck driver was not to blame for this wreck. However, suspicions arise when you leave the scene. At the time of the article, police were looking for the driver for questioning about his/her involvement.
If you’re in an accident with a semi-truck, please don’t hesitate to contact your St. Louis truck accident attorneys. You deserve to be compensated for your injuries and your damages.