IDOT employees save man from flaming vehicle on I-55

ST. LOUIS, MO – Two workers with the Illinois Department of transportation pulled a man from a flaming car accident on I-55 last Friday.

According to KMOV, David Taylor noticed a vehicle swerving on the interstate east of St. Louis before crashing into a roadside fence. Taylor stopped and pulled the victim from the car that was slowly beginning to catch fire.

Another IDOT employee, Neil Greninger also stopped at the scene and performed CPR on the unresponsive man until paramedics arrived and used Narcan to bring him back.

The driver was transported to a local hospital to bet treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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 a change to the dangerous interstate 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.