MARSHFIELD, MO – A driver fled the scene of a single-vehicle accident about eight miles southwest of Marshfield this morning that left his passenger injured.
At about 2:15 a.m. today, a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper arrived on the scene to find a 1999 GMC 3500 which had run off the roadway and overturned onto its side, injuring a 53-year-old male passenger. The man told the trooper that the driver had fled on foot. He was then transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield with minor injuries.
A search for the responsible party is likely 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 car 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 hold reckless drivers accountable 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.