St. Louis driver injured in semi crash on eastbound I-70

ST. CHARLES, MO – A 24-year-old St. Louis driver was injured in a semi crash on eastbound I-70 on Sunday morning.

Garland S. Young was traveling east on I-70 in a 2006 Hyundai Sonata when he lost control of the vehicle, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The Hyundai traveled off the north side of the interstate and hit a concrete barrier. Police report the impact caused the Hyundai to travel back onto the road and hit a semi, driven by 26-year-old Dinesh Sharma. The accident happened east of Fifth Street around 9:50 a.m.

Young was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The Hyundai was totaled and the semi sustained minor damages.

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 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 against distracted drivers 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.

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