Five people injured in three-vehicle crash on eastbound I-70

ST. LOUIS, MO – Five people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on eastbound I-70 at Jennings Station Road on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, 28-year-old Mena E. Lucas was traveling east on I-70 in a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu and slowed for stopped traffic. Samuel Eberhart, 33, was traveling east on I-70 in a 2014 Ford F-450 behind the Chevrolet. Larry J. Taylor, 70, was traveling east on I-70 in a 2013 Ford F-350 Super Duty truck and failed to slow for the other Ford and Chevrolet.

The F-350 rear-ended the F-450 at Jennings Station Road around 3:29 p.m. This impacted pushed the F-450 into the rear of the Chevrolet.

Lucas and Eberhart sustained moderate injuries. Three children in the Chevrolet sustained minor damages. All injured parties were transported to Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

The Chevrolet was totaled. Both Ford trucks sustained extensive damages.

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 an 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 negligent 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.