Driver killed in single-vehicle accident in New Melle

NEW MELLE, MO – One man was killed and a second was injured in a single-vehicle accident Saturday, according to a report filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Anthony Huddleston was driving south on Route Z when he lost control of his 2012 Chevrolet Impala, crashed into a ditch, and hit a guide wire. The vehicle continued down the ditch until it hit an embankment, was launched into the air, and overturned.

Huddleston was pronounced dead at the scene, while 28-year-old passenger Devon Odenbreit was seriously injured.

Odenbreit was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis by a St. Charles County ambulance. His current condition is unknown.

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 fight for safer roadways 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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