13-year-old boy hurt in early-morning accident in Perry County

PERRY COUNTY, MO – A 13-year-old boy was hurt during a two-vehicle accident in Perry County early this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred on I-55 northbound, near the 123 mile marker and about 2 miles north of Biehle, at 1:43 a.m., when a 17-year-old boy from Jackson, operating a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier, lost control of his vehicle.

The Cavalier swerved, then came to a stop in the center of the road. It was struck by a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, driven by 29-year-old Perryville man Cody J. Comte.

A passenger in the Cavalier, 13-year-old boy from Jackson, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries. He and both drivers were wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred.

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 advocate for safer roadways 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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