Two people injured in wrong-way driver accident on I-255
Posted on Thursday, February 4th, 2021
ST. LOUIS, MO – Two people were injured in a wrong-way driver accident on westbound I-255 west of the Telegraph Road exit (2) on Wednesday night.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bernadette R. Stapleton, 68, was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-255 in a 2017 GMC Arcadia. Her GMC struck a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by 29-year-old Amanda M. Frazier, head-on around 9:40 p.m.
Frazier, of St. Peters, was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for serious injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt.
Stapleton, of St. Louis, was transported to Mercy Hospital South for minor injuries. She was wearing a seat belt.
Both vehicles were totaled.
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 wrong-way driver 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 against reckless 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.