We recently read a news article that contained a statistic that we think will amaze most of our St. Louis Personal Injury Blog readers: more Americans have died in car crashes since 2000 than died in both World War I and World War II.
Sometimes there are terrible events that simply take your breath away. We read recently of an interstate tractor-trailer crash that killed a young mother and her infant twin daughters.
Passenger vehicles and tractor-trailers travel on the same streets, highways and interstates, but the two vehicle types are completely mismatched. The bottom of an 18-wheeler is higher than the hood of the passenger vehicle, however.
Summer is in full bloom. Most days, the skies are warm, sunny and clear. It’s easy to forget that the roads can be every bit as deadly in the summer sun as in a winter snowstorm.
If you due west of St. Louis for about two and a half hours, you will find yourself in Cole County, home to Missouri’s capital, Jefferson City. The county was also recently the site of a multivehicle work-zone crash that left two people injured, including one with injuries described as serious.