LINCOLN COUNTY, MO — A 64-year-old man suffered serious injuries Sunday evening in a hit-and-run collision on US Route 61 southbound near Troy, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred in the stretch of US-61 southbound north of Cuivre Ford Road and was reported at 5:40 p.m.
The man was driving a 2003 Dodge Ram southbound on US-61 when his vehicle was rear-ended by a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado, whose driver fled the scene on foot.
The victim driver was transported to Barnes-Jewish Hospital with serious injuries. His condition has not been disclosed.
The victim’s vehicle was totaled, and the causing Silverado sustained extensive damage.
No information has been reported on whether or not authorities have a lead on the identity of the at-fault driver.
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 hit-and-run 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 those impacted by 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 hit-and-run car accident attorneys.