19-year-old driver injured in I-270 exit ramp crash

BRIDGETON, MO – A 19-year-old St. Louis driver was injured after crashing on the northbound I-270 exit ramp to westbound Missouri 370 on Wednesday night.

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports S’Mya M. Matthews was traveling in a 2011 Ford Escape when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road. The vehicle then returned to the road, traveled off the left side, and overturned around 6:50 p.m.

Matthews was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for minor injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt.

The Ford was totaled.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 an interstate ramp 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 for safer interstate ramps 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.