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Written by: OnderLaw, LLC
Last Updated : December 22, 2021

29-year-old man sustains moderate injuries after vehicle overturns

Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

ST. PETERS, MO – A 29-year-old man sustained moderate injuries after his vehicle overturned after traveling off westbound I-70 on Friday evening.

Police report Cody M. Maki, 29, was traveling westbound on I-70 just west of Mid Rivers Mall Drive when he traveled off the north side of the interstate around 6:10 p.m.

His 2006 Hyundai Tiburon traveled through a guardrail and metal fence. It then proceeded to travel off a four foot wall and overturned onto North Service Road below.

The Hyundai struck the right rear of a 2007 Dodge Challenger that was traveling eastbound on North Service Road.

Maki was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for moderate injuries. The driver of the Dodge, 43-year-old Benjamin M. Singleton, was not injured in the crash.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

The Hyundai was totaled in the crash and the Dodge sustained minor damages.

It is unclear why Maki traveled off the interstate. Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 for a change to dangerous interstates 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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