2 hospitalized after Jefferson County pedestrian accident

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – Two people were transported to Mercy Hospital South after a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on Bear Creek Road Wednesday morning.

According to the official crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred in the eastbound lanes of Bear Creek Rd. near West Four Ridge Road at about 6:30 a.m.

The report states that the driver of a 2018 Hyundai Tucson began drifting backward and struck a pedestrian. The vehicle then traveled off the roadway and into a ditch.

Both the driver of the vehicle and the pedestrian were taken to the hospital with minor 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 a pedestrian 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 fight for a change to the dangerous intersection 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.