ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO — A 41-year-old man was injured Tuesday afternoon in a single-car collision along Interstate 70 eastbound near Maryland Heights, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper K. G. Barba responded to the crash along I-70 eastbound west of Missouri Route 141 at around 2:30 p.m.
The man was driving a 2006 Infiniti M35 and negotiated an unsafe lane change in the eastbound lanes of I-70, causing the vehicle to strike a concrete barrier. The impact resulted in the vehicle running off right side of the road and striking a ditch.
The man was reportedly not wearing a seat belt at the time of the incident.
Crews with St. Charles Fire Department transported the man to SSM Health DePaul Hospital with moderate injuries. His condition was not disclosed.
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 safer travel conditions 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.