1 injured after GMC Sierra rear-ends Volvo VNL on U.S. 61

UNION TOWNSHIP, MO – A two-vehicle accident was reported on the part of northbound U.S. 61, south of Creech Lane.

According to MSHP, Richard F Allen, 60, was parked on the shoulder of U.S. 61 in a GMC Sierra. When he attempted to merge back onto the highway, his vehicle was struck from behind by a Volvo VNL.

Allen suffered minor injuries and was taken to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital by Lincoln County EMS.

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. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight for a change to the dangerous highway or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney who can effect change and 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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