ST. CHARLES, MO – One person was injured in a three-vehicle collision that took place southwest of St. Charles early Sunday evening.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on westbound MO-364 at Upper Bottom Road shortly before 6:15 p.m. yesterday, when a 2018 Jeep Wrangler slowed due to traffic conditions.
The driver of a 2002 Ford Taurus lost control of his vehicle as the 2003 Ford Mustang that was driving in front of him slowed behind the Jeep. The Taurus ran off the side of the highway and then rear-ended the Jeep, causing the it to overturn onto its right side.
Luke Votaw, a passenger in the Jeep, was thrown from the vehicle. Emergency responders took him to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with moderate injuries. Votaw had been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.
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 hold negligent drivers to account 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.