Two people injured in head-on collision on eastbound I-270

ST. LOUIS, MO – Two people were injured in a head-on collision on eastbound I-270 at the Lindbergh Avenue exit (25) on Thursday morning.

Kush K. Modi, 22, was traveling east on I-270 in a 2009 Ford Ranger when the vehicle slid on the road and hit a semi head-on, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 11:31 a.m.

Modi, of St. Louis, and a passenger in the Ford, 43-year-old Sachit R. Pattel, were transported to SSM DePaul Hospital for moderate injuries. Both were wearing seat belts.

The semi driver, 36-year-old Frank P. Kollenberg, was not injured. He was wearing a seat belt.

Police report the Ford was totaled and the semi sustained extensive damages.

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 head-on collision, 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 interstates 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.