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Written by: OnderLaw, LLC
Last Updated : December 22, 2021

Hit-and-run driver fatally strikes pedestrian on W Florissant Ave

Posted on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO – The victim of a fatal hit-and-run collision on the 11800 block of West Florissant Ave was identified by authorities Wednesday, KSDK reports.

On November 10, the driver of a dark-colored SUV struck Melvin McCombs, 55, as he was crossing the street around 6:30 p.m. The driver then fled the scene.

First responders transported McCombs to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators are requesting anyone with information concerning the incident to contact them.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC 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 hit-and-run 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 reduce fatal accidents 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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