ST. LOUIS, MO – Three people were injured in a rear-end collision involving three vehicles on eastbound I-270 on Monday morning.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2008 Hyundai Elantra and a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan both slowed to a stop. The driver of a 2013 Volkswagen Passat failed to slow in time and rear-ended the Dodge. The impact pushed the Dodge into the Hyundai. Police report the accident happened west of Missouri 367 around 7:15 a.m.
Aprena Nelson, the 28-year-old driver of the Elantra, and two passengers in her vehicle were transported to Christian Hospital for minor injuries. The injured passengers included an 8-year-old boy and 27-year-old Zjohne M. Nelson, of Florissant.
All drivers and injured passengers were wearing seat belts.
Police report all vehicles sustained moderate injuries.
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 multiple-vehicle 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 careless 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.