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Posted on February 23, 2016 by

Two St. Louis Residents Killed in Missouri Highway Crash

Accidents can happen quickly and without much notice. Officials are still investigating an accident that claimed the lives of two St. Louis residents. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, the deceased individuals were sixty-four years old and eighty-one years old.

The crash occurred on Interstate 70 in Missouri. The driver was traveling west on the Interstate when his vehicle crossed the median and collided in a head-on crash with a driver traveling east. The male was pronounced dead at the scene, while his female passenger was taken to a nearby hospital for her life-threatening injuries. She passed away later on.

Fortunately, the eastbound driver, who was driving a Honda Civic, was not killed in the accident. He was taken to the hospital for his injuries as well.

As your St. Louis personal injury attorneys, we can’t imagine the heartbreak that’s involved with this type of accident. While we see Interstate accidents frequently in St. Louis, it’s not always clear what the causes of these accidents are. In this case, officials are still trying to piece together exactly what happened. Alcohol, distracted driving and negligence can all lead to crashes.

If you’re involved in a serious car accident, please remember that you’re the victim. As your St. Louis personal injury attorneys, we want you to know you deserve compensation and a qualified attorney who will fight hard for you. Please contact us.