7-year-old girl, 30-year-old woman injured in I-70 ramp crash
Posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – A 7-year-old girl and a 30-year-old woman were both injured in a crash on a westbound I-70 ramp from Bermuda Road on Wednesday morning.
Police report a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado was stopped with it’s emergency equipment activated on the ramp. Frieda M. Ivy, 30, rear-ended the Chevrolet in her 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe around 7:25 a.m.
The impact caused the Chevrolet to travel off the left side of the road into an embankment.
Ivy and a 9-year-old girl in the vehicle both sustained minor injuries. The child was transported to St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Ivy was transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital.
Police report Ivy was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, but the child was not wearing one.
It appears no one was in the Chevrolet at the time of the crash.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC 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 highway ramp 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 for safer interstate ramps 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.