Suspected drunk driver kills pedestrian on South Broadway
Posted on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – A suspected drunk driver hit and killed a pedestrian on South Broadway on Monday night, then fled the scene.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a Ford Crown Victoria heading southbound struck a pedestrian just north of Arlee Avenue at around 9:15 p.m.
An unidentified 23-year-old male driver was arrested for suspicion of DWI, leaving a crash scene, and involuntary manslaughter. He fled the crash scene, but local authorities found him less than a mile away only a few minutes after the crash.
The pedestrian, identified as 35-year-old Latrishia A. Kent, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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 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 against reckless drunk drivers 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.