Hit-and-run driver hits patrol car in Jefferson County
Posted on Thursday, November 5th, 2020
HOUSE SPRINGS, MO – A driver of a refrigerated box truck struck a patrol car that was at the scene of an undergoing investigation on Wednesday afternoon.
According to 5 On Your Side News, police had responded to a report of a disturbance in the 4700 block of Tina Drive when they asked a person in a nearby box truck for identification. The driver fled the scene and hit a patrol car.
Police followed the hit-and-run suspect down eastbound Highway 30. Both Missouri State Highway Patrol and St. Louis County Police assisted in the chase, but they were unable to apprehend the driver.
Investigations into the the crash are ongoing. Police report it appears the driver intentionally struck the patrol car.
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 crash, 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 reckless hit-and-run 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.