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29-year-old speeding driver sustains minor injuries in I-70 crash

29-year-old speeding driver sustains minor injuries in I-70 crash

Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2020

BRIDGETON, MO – Amber Byars, 29, sustained minor injuries after crashing into a 2015 Buick Enclave on westbound I-70 on Friday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Byars was speeding in a 2003 Chevrolet Impala and made an improper lane change across multiple lanes of westbound I-70 east of Missouri 141 around 7:26 a.m. She struck the Buick in the front left corner with her vehicle’s right passenger door. Both vehicles ended up on the right side of the interstate.

Byars was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital. The driver of the Buick, 35-year-old Ellen Heitzig, was not injured 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 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 hold reckless drivers accountable 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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