60-year-old woman injured after hit-and-run crash on I-270

HAZELWOOD, MO – Laurie Farmer, 60, sustained minor injuries after her 2015 Buick Encore was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Sunday afternoon.

Police report the crash occurred on southbound I-270 at James S McDonnell Boulevard around 5:05 p.m. The hit-and-run driver made an unsafe lane change and struck the rear-end of the Buick, which caused the Buick to overturn.

Farmer was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for her injuries. Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 hit-and-run crash, 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 reckless hit-and-run 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.