Tag: Auto Accidents

What’s the Average Payout for an Auto Accident Lawsuit?

Struggling to juggle medical bills and insurance payments while out of work after an auto accident? During this stressful time, the St. Louis car accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know there is someone who’s on your side, someone who can help you get reimbursed for all the money you’re now out-of-pocket. […]

Written by on March 1, 2018

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 […]

Written by on March 15, 2016

Police Chase Results in 5-Car St. Louis Accident

A police chase that led to a 5-car accident injured 11 people Sunday night, including three children. St. Louis police officers were chasing a vehicle commandeered during an earlier carjacking. As officers attempted to pull over the stolen car near North Grand and Cass, the driver sped away, crashing a short time later. A chain reaction auto […]

Written by on October 8, 2013

Annual Survey: St. Louis Drivers Far from Best but Not Worst

Out of 194 cities rated, St. Louis ranked in middle of the pack, coming in at 83 on the Allstate Insurance annual America’s Best Drivers Report. First issued nine years ago, the annual report ranks the nation’s 200 largest cities (population over 50,000) for driver safety. Of the three Missouri cities ranked, St. Louis came […]

Written by on October 1, 2013

4 Injured in St. Louis Hit and Run Accident

A 17-year-old driver has been charged with reckless homicide, failure to report an accident involving a fatality, speeding, obstruction of justice and several other charges in connection to a fatal hit and run accident near Cahokia last week. A 9-year-old boy was killed when the driver of the car hit the boy’s bike. The car […]

Written by on August 1, 2013

Young Women Most Likely to Die in St. Louis Auto Accident

Women drivers between the ages of 21 and 30 are at greatest risk of dying in a St. Louis auto accident. Compared to young men, women drivers are 25.9% more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study on the role age and gender play […]

Written by on July 25, 2013

St. Louis Man Killed when Car Runs Red Light

A St. Louis man was killed yesterday when a speeding SUV ran a red light and crashed into the car in which he was a passenger. The driver of the car was also critically injured and taken to the hospital. The 36-year-old driver of the speeding SUV that caused the fatal St. Louis auto accident was uninjured. Police […]

Written by on July 2, 2013

St. Louis Police Office among 3 Injured in Auto Accident

Tuesday night, a car collided with a St. Louis police cruiser that was responding to a call for aid, sending the officer and two occupants of the vehicle to the hospital with serious injuries. A third occupant of the car fled the scene on foot. The collision occurred in midtown St. Louis just east of […]

Written by on June 13, 2013

Holiday Auto Accidents Kill 5 in Missouri

Five people died in Missouri auto accidents over the Memorial Day weekend. Missouri state troopers reported investigating 274 automobile accidents over the three-day holiday weekend in which dozens of people were injured and five people lost their lives. The holiday crackdown on drunk driving resulted in 129 arrests. St. Louis personal injury attorneys noted that […]

Written by on June 4, 2013