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Young man struck by car after accident on I-44 in Franklin County

Young man struck by car after accident on I-44 in Franklin County

Posted on Monday, July 12th, 2021

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO — A 21-year-old man was injured Monday morning when he was struck by a vehicle moments after having been in another crash on Interstate 44 in Franklin County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The incident occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-44 near milepost 247 in Union and was reported at 6:12 a.m.

The man had exited his 2005 GMC Sierra, which was blocking the right lane on I-44 eastbound after a prior accident. An eastbound 2007 Ford Taurus struck the man and then the Sierra.

The young man was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital Washington with moderate injuries. His condition has not been disclosed.

The driver of the Taurus, a 35-year-old man, was not reported injured.

 

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 pedestrian 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 highway conditions 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 pedestrian accident attorneys.


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