ST. LOUIS, MO – Two people were injured in a single-vehicle crash on the westbound I-70 ramp to Lucas and Hunt Road on Monday evening.
Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Martez K. Rhines, 21, was traveling west on I-70 in a 2007 Honda Accord. He attempted to exit onto Lucas and Hunt Road and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled off the left side of the exit and overturned around 6:30 p.m.
Rhines sustained serious injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt. A 21-year-old passenger, Deandra S. Johnson, sustained moderate injuries. She was wearing a seat belt. Both Rhines and Johnson were transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital.
The Honda was totaled.
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 an exit ramp crash, 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 interstate ramps 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.