Car accidents occur every day in Missouri and throughout the country; therefore, it is crucial that motorists know how to react following a crash that was caused by another motorist. Besides collecting vital information from the liable motorist, informed car accident victims can take extra measures to help them recoup damages in the end.
A relatively unusual accident that took place on March 20 in an unincorporated part of south St. Louis County involved a vehicle crashing into a building and hitting two people in a dentist's office waiting room. The Mehlville Fire Protection District reported that the crash took place in the 11600 block of Baptist Church Road when a patient of the Mark Meyer's dental office smashed into the waiting room.
A 27-year-old Missouri woman is dead following a two-car accident near Jackson on Aug. 23, highway officials said. Three other individuals who were involved received minor to moderate injuries.
A 56-year-old man died in an apparent hit-and-run pedestrian accident in St. Louis, authorities reported. Police commenced an investigation into the July 16 incident, which reportedly occurred near an Enright Avenue residence.
Two teenagers were taken to a local hospital after suffering minor injuries in a car crash on Route B near Academy Road on June 29. A Kia being driven by one of the teenagers was reportedly hit nearly head-on by a Ford Ranger being driven by a 61-year-old man. According to police, the driver of the vehicle also suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.