ST. LOUIS, MO – A man was killed following a car accident in the North Pointe Neighborhood that ended in gunfire.
According to KSDK, the incident was reported shortly before 11:00 p.m. near the intersection of Riverview Boulevard and Switzer Avenue.
Initial reports were of a car crash and ensuing gunshots. When police arrived on the scene, they discovered 27-year-old Staveion Durham with multiple gunshot wounds to his hand and upper body. Durham was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Another victim was hospitalized with minor injuries sustained in the crash. Poice believes the suspects escaped in a dark-colored sedan immediately following the incident.
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 intersection 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.