4 people, including 2 young children, hurt in multi-vehicle crash on I-270

FLORISSANT, MO – Four people, including a 1-year-old and 2-year-old child, were injured in a multi-vehicle wreck on I-270 this afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened in Florissant, near the 29.2 mile marker of eastbound I-270, at 12:40 p.m., after the driver of a 2006 Mercury Milan, 23-year-old St. Louis woman Jasmine N. Jackson, slowed down due to traffic congestion.

Behind her, the driver of a 2016 Chrysler 300, 33-year-old St. Louis man Kornell S. Ellis, collided with the rear of a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox driven by St. Louis resident Debra L. Nicholson, 68. The Equinox then crashed into the Milan.

Two occupants of the Chrysler, 32-year-old Jamesha L. Brister and a 2-year-old girl, both of St. Louis, were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Jackson and a passenger in her vehicle, a 1-year-old boy from St. Louis, also sustained minor injuries in the accident.

Nobody in the Equinox was reported as injured.

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 against distracted driving 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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