Woman arrested after St. Louis police pull her, 2 children from flaming car after pursuit

ST. LOUIS, MO –  A 27-year-old mother was arrested following a police chase and crash involving two children Tuesday morning.

According to KSDK, Police attempted to pull the woman over for driving recklessly on I-55 at about 10:00 a.m. when she took off. The pursuit lasted several miles until she struck the Anheuser-Busch building near the intersection of South Broadway and Arsenal Street.

Police acted quickly when the vehicle caught fire pulling the woman and two toddlers from the blaze.

The woman is facing a number of charges including DWI and unlawful possession of a firearm.

No information regarding the conditions of the children involved has been released.

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 DWI 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 a change to the dangerous intersection 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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