One hospitalized following St. Louis hit-and-run

ST. LOUIS, MO – One man was taken to the hospital after colliding with a tree following a hit-and-run in St. Louis Tuesday evening.

According to the official accident report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened along I-270 near Washington Avenue shortly before 5:00 p.m.

Troopers say the male driver of a 2007 Nissan Ultima was struck by another vehicle on the highway, forcing him off the side of the road and into a tree. 56-year-old Theodore Looney was rushed to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries following the crash.

The other driver involved fled the scene. No information regarding their identity has been made available at this time.

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.