10-year-old girl sustains injuries in semi crash on I-44

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 10-year-old Villa Ridge girl was injured in a crash involving a semi on eastbound I-44 on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Dustin L. Clifton, 31, was traveling east on I-44 west of Elm Avenue when he lost control of his 2013 Infiniti KX35. The Infiniti skidded in front of a semi, which T-boned the SUV.

A 10-year-old girl who was a passenger in the Infiniti was taken to a Children’s Hospital for minor injuries.

She had been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, as had both drivers.

The Infiniti sustained extensive damages, while the truck was moderately damaged.

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 semi 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 interstates 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.