3 injured in chain-reaction crash on I-70 in NW St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO – Two adults and a child were injured yesterday evening in a chain-reaction crash that happened on westbound I-70 past Lucas and Hunt Road.

According to a report filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2006 Mazda3 broke down in the far left lane of westbound I-70. A Hyundai Elantra traveling behind it slowed and was then hit from behind by a Toyota Corolla, forcing the Elantra into the rear of the Mazda.

A 24-year-old woman and a 7-year-old boy in the Toyota were taken to DePaul Hospital – St. Louis alongside the 20-year-old man driving the Mazda. All three suffered minor injuries in the crash.

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 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 hold careless drivers accountable for their actions 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.