Woman in critical condition after being struck while changing tire on I-70

CALLAWAY COUNTY, MO – Officials with MU Health say a woman is in serious condition after being struck by another car while attempting to change a flat tire on I-70 Saturday evening.

According to ABC 17 News, Whitney Watson of St. Louis was attempting to change the tire of her vehicle when a series of rear-ending collisions resulted in her being hit and thrown into the median. Six children were in Watson’s vehicle at the time.

All six minors were taken to the hospital, as was another driver involved in the crash. They were treated for minor injuries.

The precise location of the incident has not been made public as of Monday.

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 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 a change to the dangerous freeway 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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