O’FALLON, MO – Local authorities closed down a portion of westbound I-70 after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Sunday afternoon.
According to KMOV4 News, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred on westbound I-70 near Highway K at mile marker 218.8 around 1 p.m. Police report a person got out of their vehicle and ran across the highway. A vehicle hit and killed the person.
All lanes of westbound I-70 were re-opened around 3 p.m.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
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 pedestrian 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 keep our pedestrians safe 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.