Two Truxton people injured in eastbound I-70 accident

WENTZVILLE, MO – Two Truxton people were injured in an accident involving a semi on eastbound I-70 on Saturday morning.

Karen E. Gruber, 79, was merging from Highway A onto eastbound I-70 in a 2019 Nissan Sentra, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The Nissan traveled into the left lane and struck a semi, driven by 67-year-old Marvin D. Miller, that was traveling in the left lane. Police report the accident happened around 8:40 a.m.

Gruber and a passenger in the Nissan, 55-year-old Robert D. Radtke, were transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for minor injuries.

All three people were wearing seat belts.

The Nissan 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 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 fight for safer interstates 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.