Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run driver crash on US-61

WENTZVILLE, MO – A 35-year-old Wentzville pedestrian was seriously injured after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on southbound US-61 early Thursday morning.

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports an unknown vehicle hit a pedestrian standing in one of the lanes on southbound US-61 north of Highway A around 4:31 a.m. The driver fled the scene.

MSHP reports the male pedestrian was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis. His current condition is unknown.

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 keep pedestrians safe 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.