4 teens injured in single-vehicle crash on I-55 in Ste. Genevieve

STE. GENEVIEVE, MO – Four teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle crash in Ste. Genevieve this afternoon, according to information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on northbound I-55 near mile marker 151 at 2:17 p.m., when the 18-year-old driver of a 2016 Toyota RAV 4 SUV, Hazelwood resident Jacquari H. Danzie, went off the right side of the highway. The SUV then went down an embankment and crashed into a concrete culvert.

Danzie and his three passengers, 18-year-old St. Louis resident Amirah F. Douglas, 18-year-old Jasmine M. Peete, of Milan, Tennessee, and 19-year-old Shaqala L. Hodge, of Dolton, Illinois, sustained minor injuries in the crash. All four teens were taken to Ste. Genevieve Memorial Hospital for treatment.

All four victims were wearing their seatbelts when the collision occurred.

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 car 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 advocate for safer highways across the state 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.