Tag: St. Louis Accidents

Speeding Leads to Car Crash Near St. Louis on I-55

Speeding is a sure-fire way to put yourself at risk of getting into an accident. That’s precisely what happened recently when one vehicle was speeding on I-55 outside St. Louis. According to the article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, at approximately 12:30 in the morning, a 2003 Ford Mustang was speeding along the highway […]

Written by on April 5, 2016

Eleven-Year-Old Boy Dies After Hit and Run in St. Louis

Hit and run accidents happen for a lot of different reasons. Sometimes the drivers don’t want to be bothered with stopping to assess the accident and talk with police. There are times when drivers have pending legal charges, or they may not have car insurance, and so they panic and flee the scene. Regardless of […]

Written by on March 24, 2016

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

SUV Crashes Into Golden Corral

When you’re having a family meal, you expect to eat in a peaceful setting, with nothing major interrupting the time you are spending together. So, if someone drives their vehicle through the restaurant, just feet away from where you’re dining, that can be traumatizing, not only if you’re the one injured, but from the anxiety it causes […]

Written by on June 11, 2015

Two Elderly people Fatally Injured in a Head on Collision

The car crash in St. Peters on Saturday April 13, 2013 that took the life of one of the passengers has now claimed the driver as well. Mr. Donald Gemienhart has died as a result of the injuries he suffered when the car he was driving was hit head on by a car that had […]

Written by on April 23, 2013

Missouri Legislators Voting to Correct Language in the Right of Way Law

The Missouri Legislature has proposals before both the state senate and house designed to correct the language in the Missouri Failure to Yield the Right of Way law. This newly corrected law will increase penalties for those who have been involved in accidents where right of way was not yielded properly. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch […]

Written by on April 11, 2013

Kirkwood Woman Gets Three Years for Fatal Accident

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported that a driver of a car that struck and killed a bicyclist last year was sentenced to three years imprisonment. The sentence is the result of a plea bargain and the Kirkwood woman may be eligible for parole in one year. The incident was brought to trial because the […]

Written by on March 21, 2013

St. Louis Woman Charged with Several Offenses Due to DUI

A St. Louis woman who was found unresponsive behind the wheel of her car after causing a head on collision has been charged with many offenses, including DUI and two counts of felony assault. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported that the accused was driving the wrong way on Route 40/61 and that when the […]

Written by on March 14, 2013

Missouri Texting Law May Be Working

According to a Columbia Missourian story reprinted in the St Louis Post-Dispatch the Missouri law against texting by young drivers has not yet resulted in many tickets being written. The story does pass on the sentiment that it is a hard law to enforce, maybe because of the fact that those violating the law may […]

Written by on March 7, 2013

Two Accident Victims Die in Franklin County Crash

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported that two drivers were killed when their vehicles were involved in an accident on Highway 100.  According to details from the Missouri Highway Patrol the accident occurred on February 13, 2013 when one of the vehicles crossed over the center line and hit the other vehicle head on.  Police […]

Written by on February 19, 2013