Pedestrian killed in St. Clair County accident

CASEYVILLE, IL – Joseph J. Maly, Jr., 73, was struck and killed by a Saturn Outlook when he was crossing northbound Illinois Route 159 on Wednesday evening.

According to 5 On Your Side News, the fatal accident occurred near the Hollywood Heights Road intersection around 7:45 p.m.

Maly was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The Saturn was driven by a 37-year-old man who sustained no injuries in the crash. None of his passengers, all children, were injured either.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 pedestrian 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 roads for pedestrians 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.

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