Tag: Fatal Car Accidents

Hit-And-Run Driver Charged After Fatal Death Of A Four-Year-Old In A Stroller

Pedestrian accidents are far too common in St. Louis. There is a much higher risk involved when a pedestrian is hit by a car or truck, and the accident is more likely to have fatal consequences. That is exactly what happened in St. Louis County following a recent hit-and-run. Four-Year-Old Dies in Hit-and-Run A mother was […]

Written by on November 5, 2019

Fatality of An Unborn Child and a Car Accident Settlement

Wrongful death lawsuits are filed all the time. However, most of them don’t involve the death of a fetus. One man has recently filed a lawsuit – with the court’s permission – against his unborn child’s mother’s insurance company. A lower court originally denied the action, claiming that the mother didn’t owe any type of […]

Written by on June 28, 2018

Uber’s Self Driving Car Accident and a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Self-driving cars seem like what we’ve been working toward for a very long time. This futuristic idea has become a reality, but have the manufacturers taken the right amount of time to work out all the bugs? Some would argue that they haven’t. In fact, one of Uber’s self-driving cars recently killed a pedestrian, so […]

Written by on June 21, 2018

Three Children Killed in Car Rollover Accident

Car accidents in St. Louis that involve children are especially devastating. Even worse, most can be prevented, and the loss of these innocent lives is tragic. The Bellville News-Democrat recently reported on their website about a serious, fatal accident that took the lives of three children. The accident occurred just prior to 9:30 pm. There […]

Written by on October 19, 2017

17-Year-Old Dies in Head-On Collision in St. Louis County

Head-on collisions are becoming much too frequent in the St. Louis area. A recent head-on crash occurred just outside St. Louis, and it took the life of a seventeen-year-old named Darion, according to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website. The young man driving the car was the victim’s cousin and close friend. The […]

Written by on April 4, 2017

Multitude of Deadly St. Louis Crashes Claim Many Lives

It’s rare for so many serious car accidents to occur in one night, but that is precisely what happened recently in St. Louis. According to the article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, at least five people died in one night as a result of several different accidents all across the St. Louis area. The […]

Written by on February 3, 2015

Man Dies Following Wrong-Way Crash in Franklin County

Imagine driving on I-44 in Franklin County when suddenly you see a vehicle coming toward you, heading in the wrong direction. This is exactly what many drivers recently experienced at the hands of a seventy-five-year-old man. While the details of the incident are still unknown, according to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, […]

Written by on August 28, 2014

Fatal Car Accident Leaves Many With Questions On Christmas Eve

The Christmas and New Year’s holiday season is notorious for being the time of year when police officers see an increase of motor vehicle accidents. Many factors come into play during this time of year, whether it’s drugs and alcohol, driving too quickly to finish shopping, or just being distracted, all of these contribute to […]

Written by on January 2, 2014

Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Crash On Illinois Roadway

Charges have been filed against a thirty-two-year-old man who was driving under the influence of alcohol and hit a pedestrian, who was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. According to KMOV.com, the man will be charged with one count of reckless homicide, and one count of aggravated driving under the influence. The accident […]

Written by on December 31, 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