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21-year-old reckless driver inured in westbound I-70 crash

21-year-old reckless driver inured in westbound I-70 crash

Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

WENTZVILLE, MO – A 21-year-old driver sustained minor injuries when driving reckless and crashing into a box truck on westbound I-70 on Tuesday morning.

Vaughn M. Abbott, 21, was reported as driving recklessly and attempting unsafe lane changes in a 1997 Ford F-250 on westbound I-70 at mile marker 212 around 10:54 a.m. He struck the rear of a 2020 Lino 268 box truck that was changing lanes.

The driver of the box truck, 56-year-old Roger Moser, was uninjured in the crash.

Abbot was transported to St. Joseph West Hospital for treatment of his injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Ford was totaled in the crash. Whereas, the box struck only sustained minor damages in the crash and was driven away from the crash scene.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC 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 against reckless drivers who break traffic laws 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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