Two teen girls injured in rear-end crash on I-55 near Mehlville

MEHLVILLE, MO – Two teenage girls were injured in a car accident near the Mehlville area on I-55 late last night, according to information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on northbound I-55 near Butler Hill Road at 11:25 p.m., when the driver of a 2017 Chevrolet Impala, 32-year-old St. Louis man Joseph J. Kamper, crashed into the back of a 2013 Ford Fiesta being driven by a 17-year-old De Soto girl.

The impact sent the Fiesta off the right side of the highway and into a road sign and a fence.

The driver and her passenger, another 17-year-old girl from De Soto, were taken to Mercy Hospital South with minor injuries.

Kamper was not reported as injured.

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 children who have been hurt in crashes across the area 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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