Driver injures 2 after colliding with tree on Route H

FARMINGTON, MO – A driver and his passenger were injured after their vehicle collided with a tree on Rte H Tuesday, the Daily Journal reports.

Sometime Tuesday evening, Leonard A Martin, 18, was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee on northbound Rte H when he strayed off the road and slammed into a tree. The force of the collision then flipped the vehicle.

According to troopers, Martin was hospitalized at Parkland Health Center with moderate injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of impact.

His passenger, a 17-year-old girl, was seriously injured despite wearing a seat belt. She was hospitalized at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

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 traffic 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 prevent unnecessary collisions 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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