1 Child, 1 adult severely injured in off-road vehicle accident

STE. GENEVIEVE, MO – A 3-year-old was hospitalized in serious condition after being thrown from an off-road vehicle in a Friday evening accident.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on a trail near Goose Creek at about 6:00 p.m.

Troopers say the child, and a 46-year-old man were both ejected from a 2006 Polaris Sportsman when the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road and struck both a tree and a concrete barrier.

Both occupants were rushed to area hospitals to be treated for serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

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 an off-road 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 a change to the dangerous driving conditions 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.