Car accidents are, by nature, unpredictable. However, there are certain places where car crashes occur on a more regular basis. Knowing these patterns can help reduce the risk of an incident. In this article, we cover a few common accident scenarios and what you can do to avoid becoming a statistic.
Despite fewer drivers on Missouri roads due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak and springtime stay-at-home orders, Missouri state troopers say they have seen a three percent increase in traffic fatalities for the year. Data from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show there were 174 deaths as of April 5th, compared with 168 deaths in the same time frame in 2019.
Goldblatt + Singer is proud to sponsor MADD’s annual Walk Like MADD & 5K Race in St. Louis. MADD was founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver. This amazing organization combats drunk driving by ensuring that our community fully appreciates the dangers of drunk driving and by deterring people from getting behind the wheel while drunk.
Five people lost their lives today in St. Louis car accidents.
In downtown St. Louis, two people were killed when their vehicle struck an interstate overpass on Highway 44.
Two pedestrians walking on a sidewalk at the intersection of Kienlen and Evanston avenues in Wellston were fatally struck when a car veered onto the sidewalk to avoid a collision with another car.
Goldblatt + Singer personal injury attorneys regularly take over cases started by other lawyers. In recent years, many attorneys who do not specialize in handling auto accident cases try to learn as they go. Unfortunately, the injured party often ends up suffering again.
On October 11, 2014, Megan Mangene was driving home from work when a vehicle driven by Julie Behnen, traveling the wrong way on Highway 44, struck Megan’s vehicle head-on. According to the police, Ms. Behnen had been drinking at Helen Fitzgerald’s Irish Bar and Grill before the accident and had a blood alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit.