Two people sustain injuries in Jefferson County accident

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – Two people were injured in a single-vehicle accident on eastbound Highway M late Saturday night.

Megan D. Tatum, 27, was traveling east on Highway M in a 2013 Honda Accord when she swerved to miss a deer, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. She lost control of the Honda. It traveled off the right side of the road and hit two trees. The accident happened west of St Lukes Church Road around 11:30 p.m.

Tatum and a 29-year-old male passenger were transported to Mercy Hospital South for minor injuries. Both people were wearing seat belts.

The Honda 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 car 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 highways 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.

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