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Posted on February 19, 2013 by

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 also reported that only one of the drivers involved in the collision hade been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident

Officers are still investigating in an attempt to deliver an official cause for this accident but it seems as though this could be another unfortunate instance of reckless driving that could have been avoided.   Even a momentary lapse in judgment while operating a motor vehicle can result in a disaster on the road.   All drivers who travel our roadways are under an obligation to behave properly and follow proper protocol while driving as the consequences of distracted driving can be severe.

If you have been injured by a negligent driver or your family has had a loved one taken from them in an accident contact our auto accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman immediately. Visit our website and arrange a conference with an experienced St Louis auto accident expert for a thorough explanation of your rights following this type of incident.