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Truck driver injured in two-vehicle accident on I-70 EB near Foristell

Truck driver injured in two-vehicle accident on I-70 EB near Foristell

Posted on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

WARREN COUNTY, MO — A 63-year-old man was injured Monday afternoon when his box truck rear-ended another vehicle on Interstate 70 eastbound near Foristell, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-70 at milepost 203 and was reported at 4:00 p.m.

The man was driving a 2015 Hino 268 box truck eastbound on the highway when the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta ahead of him slowed down. The Hino 268 struck the rear right of the Jetta.

According to the MSHP crash report, both drivers left the scene of the crash. Authorities later contacted them by phone.

The truck driver was taken by private conveyance to Christian Northeast Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the Jetta, a 20-year-old man, was not reported injured.

Both vehicles sustained minor damages.

 

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 truck 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 safer driving conditions 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 truck accident attorneys.


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