Driver and vehicle occupant injured after back-to-back collisions

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, MO – Two people were injured after the driver of a 2017 Kia Sorento lost control of the vehicle on I-55 and got in multiple collisions, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

The accident occurred Monday at 4:47 p.m. at the 163.6-mile marker when 43-year-old Jaso Carver drove off the left side of the road, hit the cable barriers and then corrected back to the road. Once corrected, Carver then drove off the right side of the road, hit an embankment and then hit a tree.

A female inside of the vehicle, as well as Carver, suffered moderate injuries. Both parties were transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson to treat 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 back-to-back collisions, 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 prevent distracted or reckless driving and 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.