A tractor-trailer collided with a passenger van in Arizona yesterday which resulted in the tragic death of 7 people. The van vehicle was heading east on Interstate 10 about 40 miles west of Phoenix while the truck was traveling west when it went across the highway and struck the van head on.
Following the initial impact of the car accident, both the tractor trailer and the passenger van exited the right side of the highway and then both vehicles caught … Continue Reading >
The Illinois Department of Transportation had an unusual mess to clean up Thursday morning. A truck transporting frozen cakes and pastries crashed with a semi tractor trailer on Interstate 74, about 4 ½ miles west of Goodfield, IL. The crash caused almost two dozen deserts and bratwursts to be strewn about the interstate. IDOT responded to the scene and power washed the roadway, due to slippery conditions.
For more information regarding dangerous roadway debris, watch this CNN roadway debris video.… Continue Reading >
A two vehicle crash occurred Friday morning on Interstate 55 near mile marker 149 in Ste. Genevieve County, MO. The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the crash that involved a tractor trailer and another truck, belonging to the Missouri Department of Transportation. A medical helicopter responded to the scene to assist with injuries. The severity of the injuries is unknown and the investigation is ongoing.
As a St. Louis Missouri car crash and personal injury attorney, … Continue Reading >
It’s here! Injury Attorney K. Lindsay Rakers has written and published The Missouri Accident Guide – Don’t Wreck Your Car Crash Case. She wrote the book to help guide accident and car crash victims down the right path following a Missouri crash. The book helps explain the legal process following a car accident, truck crash, Missouri tractor trailer accident, motorcycle accident, pedestrian accident, or bicycle accident. If you are interested in receiving a copy of this FREE book, go to … Continue Reading >
A truck accident was reported on Route VV in Pleasant Hill, Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol indicated that the 24 year-old father was driving too fast for conditions when he crashed causing his truck to overturn and fall into the river. Apparently, only the tires and undercarriage were visable when emergency crews arrived. The father stated that the 6 month old baby was only submerged for a minute and that he was buckled in his carseat.
Thankfully, this seemingly … Continue Reading >
A horrific accident occured just after 6:00 am Tuesday morning on Yellow Banks Road south of Mulkeytown in Franklin County, Missouri. A 16 year-old was driving his SUV when he lost control and struck a utility pole. This male for one reason or another, was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and suffered life treatening injuries. Unfortunately, despite the care provided to him, he was unable to recover from his injuries and died at the hospital. … Continue Reading >
Just prior to 5:00 a.m. this morning on Missouri I-64 just west of downtown, a terrible accident occured injured 20 people. It is likely that most of the drivers were headed downtown St. Louis during rush hour. Last night into early morning, temperatures suddenly dropped in the St. Louis area which caused moisture on the interstates to freeze. Unfortunately, this frozen water was much like black ice and unsuspecting motoriists did not know to look out for it. The St. … Continue Reading >
I speak a lot about helping the injured in St. Louis and the rest of Missouri with regard to their car accident, truck accident and property fall claims. As an accident injury attorney, I also handle injury claims for those injured or residing in the bottom half of the State of Illinois. I grew up in Springfield, Illinois and lived there until I left to attend the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. I am still a proud, avid fan of the … Continue Reading >
Athough it seems that we just made it through the recent snowstorm, we are currently in the middle of another winter-mix storm. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDot), Missouri Highway and Traffic Commission (MHTC), and the Missouri State Highway Patrol continue to urge Missouri residents to stay off of the roadways if at all possible to avoid serious auto accidents/car crashes.
KSDK has placed a winter safety checklist on their website for residents to get informed. In addition to ensuring … Continue Reading >
A tragic accident occured today on Highway 67 north of Bonne Terre, Missouri. A driver of a semi-truck smashed into a car that was stopped on the highway. There were three people in the passenger car and all three people were killed from injuries resulting from the car accident. The driver of the tractor-trailer was driving on a revoked license. What’s worse, after the initial impact on Highway 67 and Berry Road in Missouri, the driver of the semi-truck continued … Continue Reading >