Elderly driver injured after late-night collision on I-64 in Westwood

WESTWOOD, MO – An elderly woman was injured after her vehicle was rear-ended by another driver on I-64 last night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on westbound I-64, east of New Ballas Road in Westwood, at 10:20 p.m., when the front of a 2009 Audi Q5, operated by 27-year-old St. Louis resident Shannon L. Swiney, crashed into the back of a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu.

The Malibu, driven by 71-year-old Chesterfield woman Sherry A. Frazier, then went off the left side of the road and collided with the median wall.

The Audi then collided with the guard rail.

A 2013 Nissan Altima being driven by 34-year-old Chesterfield man Zafar I. Langrial was struck by debris from the crash.

Frazier was taken to Mercy St. Louis with serious injuries.

The other two drivers were not reported as injured.

All three were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

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 the rights of those who have been hurt on Missouri 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.