Man injured in hit-and-run collision on I-70 in N St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO – A young man was injured when his vehicle was rear-ended by a hit-and-run driver on I-70 in north St. Louis yesterday evening, according to police reports.

Keith Blocker, 18, was headed west on I-70 at about 6:05 p.m. yesterday when his 2015 Hyundai Sonata was hit from behind by a 2008 Chrysler 300 near Jennings Station Road. Blocker lost control of his vehicle, which hit the median barrier and overturned.

The driver of the Chrysler fled the scene before the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrived.

Emergency responders rushed the seriously injured Blocker to Barnes-Jewish Hospital Northeast.

We do not know whether police have caught up to the hit-and-run driver at this time, but will provide further information as possible.

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 hit-and-run 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 hold hit-and-run drivers responsible 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.