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27-year-old driver sustains serious injuries in I-70 crash

Posted on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 27-year-old female driver sustained serious injuries in a three-vehicle crash on westbound I-70 on Monday evening.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, an unknown vehicle was at a stop in one of the lanes on westbound I-70 when a 2006 Chevrolet Aveo, driven by 27-year-old Jazmin Cruz Ruiz, rear-ended the stopped vehicle. The collision caused a 2021 Honda Pilot, driven by 48-year-old Mohammad Younas Aftab, rear-ended the Chevrolet.

Cruz Ruiz was transported to Christian Hospital EMS.

The vehicle that was stopped on the interstate fled the crash scene.

Both the Chevrolet and Honda were totaled in the crash.

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 an interstate 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 negligent 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.

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