Sadly, two separate fatal pedestrian accidents occurred this week on St. Louis roadways. In one instance, a pedestrian was struck and killed while attempting to run across Interstate 55 near 7th street. In the other accident, two teenagers were killed while attempting to push a stalled vehicle off a road in Jefferson County near Hillsboro.
One of the scariest things for a motorist is having your car break down on a busy road. It can be especially dangerous if it happens after dark, during inclement weather, or on a bridge.
The most important thing to remember in a break down situation is to remain calm. The number one priority is the safety of you and your passengers.
If you experience a vehicle breakdown, follow these important tips:
MoDOT: (314) 275-1500 or *55 IDOT: (618) 346-3100 or *999
Casey & Devoti is a St. Louis-based personal injury law firm. Together Partners Matt Casey and Matt Devoti have nearly 40 years of trial experience. They handle a variety of personal injury matters, including: car, truck and train accidents, victims of impaired and distracted driving, medical malpractice and birth injuries, product liability, slips/trips/falls, elder care and sexual abuse, Workers’ Compensation, and wrongful death. Matt and Matt proudly serve clients throughout metropolitan St. Louis, southeastern Missouri and southern Illinois. If you or a loved one have been injured by the negligence of another, call the office today for a free, no-obligation consultation: (314) 421-0763.