ST. LOUIS, MO – Four people were killed on Missouri highways this Memorial Day weekend, KMOX reports. Two more died in boat accidents, and 112 were arrested for drunk driving.
These numbers come from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, which releases a report on the holiday weekend every year. This year saw a decrease in the overall number of traffic collisions MSHP responded to (270 compared to 310), boating accidents (10 compared to 11), and DUI arrests (112 compared to 118).
We will provide additional details about some of these accidents in future blog posts.
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 fight for safer roads 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.