Distracted driver crashes into concrete barrier on southbound I-270

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 48-year-old female driver was distracted by pedestrians on the shoulder and crashed into a concrete barrier on southbound I-270 on Tuesday night.

Christine A. Esterline, 48, was traveling southbound on I-270 north of Missouri 100 when she got distracted by pedestrians on the shoulder and lost control of her 2007 Mercury Mariner around 7:05 p.m., police report. The Mercury traveled off the left side of the interstate and struck a concrete barrier.

Esterline was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for minor injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Mercury was totaled.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 interstate collision, 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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