32-year-old driver injured in St. Louis rear-end collision

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 32-year-old driver from Venice, IL was injured in a rear-end collision on the Blanchette Bridge on Sunday night.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Durant T. Wilson, 27, was traveling east on I-70 in a 2019 Nissan Altima when he attempted to make a lane change. The Nissan hit the rear of a 2003 Ford Explorer, driven by Phillip J. Whitfield, around 11:26 p.m.

Whitfield was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The Nissan was totaled and the Ford sustained minor damages.

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 rear-end collision, 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 careless 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.