1 dead, 2 injured following crash in East St. Louis

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – One person was killed and two others were injured following a two-vehicle crash in East St. Louis late this morning, KMOV reports.

A Dodge sedan traveling west on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive ran a stop sign at Collinsville Avenue and struck a brown 2011 Cadillac SUV in the intersection at about 11:20 a.m. today.

The driver of the Dodge, a 24-year-old man from Madison, died at the scene. The 30-year-old woman driving the Cadillac was seriously hurt, while her 33-year-old passenger suffered less serious injuries.

No other details are available at this time, and it is unclear whether the incident is related to our previously reported traffic bulletin.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight for a change to the dangerous intersection or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.

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