One hospitalized after construction zone accident

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – One man was sent to the hospital after a crash at a construction site along I-70 Thursday afternoon.

According to an official crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near 5th Street at about 1:00 p.m.

Troopers say the incident occurred when 33-year-old Sonny Briggs lost control of his 2002 Toyota Camry and overturned after striking a concrete wall.

Briggs was transported to SSM Health DePaul to be treated for moderate injuries.

Details regarding what made him lose control of the vehicle are still under investigation.

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 construction zone 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.