13-year-old boy, two adults hurt in eastbound I-270 rear-end crash

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 13-year-old boy and two adults were hurt in a rear-end crash on eastbound I-270 on Monday night.

Police report Marlin D. Knabach, 61, was traveling east on I-270 in a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado when he slowed down for traffic. Sedearia S. Sharp, 28, was also traveling east on I-270 in a 2018 Kia Soul when she failed to stop for the Chevrolet. She rear-ended the Chevrolet at West Florissant Avenue around 5:30 p.m.

Sharp, of St. Louis, and two passengers in the Kia were transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for minor injuries. The two injured passengers included the 13-year-old boy and 29-year-old Wilma A. Brown of St. Louis.

Both drivers and the two injured passengers were wearing seat belts.

Police report both vehicles sustained minor damages.

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 rear-end crash, 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 against distracted drivers 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.