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Speeding driver crashes into embankment on southbound US-67

Speeding driver crashes into embankment on southbound US-67

Posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A 21-year-old driver crashed into an embankment after speeding on southbound US-67 early Saturday morning.

Derek Watters, 21, was traveling at high rates of speed for the wet road conditions on southbound US-67 when slide on the pavement and struck an embankment around 4:06 a.m., police report.

His 2010 Ford Fusion sustained extensive damages.

Watters was treated at the crash scene for minor injuries and refused transport services to a hospital.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC 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 against negligent drivers who speed 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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