Two Lives Claimed in Snow Related Crashes in St. Louis, Missouri
Posted on February 13th, 2012 by Zane Cagle
Snow has been falling since late morning as predicted by the weather service. The winter weather has reportedly already claimed two lives this morning in Missouri auto accidents. The Missouri Highway Patrol said a 30 year old woman of Foley lost control of her Ford Explorer and crossed the center line hitting the front of a Mazda M3 driven by a 44 year old woman of Clarksville. The driver of the Mazda was killed in the two-vehicle crash at about 8 a.m. According to officials, both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.
Earlier in the morning, a 57 year old man of Vincennes, Indiana was killed in St. Charles County. The Missouri Highway Patrol said a 2001 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Bertha L. Washington, 36, of Lake Saint Louis, merged onto the westbound lanes of Interstate 64 at Lake Saint Louis Boulevard and collided with a 2012 Volvo truck driven the Indiana man. He died at the scene. Again, both drivers were wearing their seatbelts according to officials.
As you leave for home after work today, you may want to consider delaying your commute to allow for rush hour traffic depending on your normal route. Also, it is important buy paxil cr cheap that you dress warmly and we recommend that you carry a winter road emergency kit. If you have not yet made one of these, some of the most important items are water, various food supplies, blankets, and flashlights. Visit https://www.wikihow.com/Assemble-an-Emergency-Roadside-Kit-for-Winter for a simple and easy assembly plan.
Remember, be patient and allow plenty of time for driving. If you do not have to drive-don’t. Stay safe!
Winter weather can be hazzardous when motorists are on the snow covered roads. In addition, visibility can be greatly reduced. Increased traffic due to the congestion of rush hour can be even more dangerous when combined with winter weather. If you can vary your schedule to leave early or late to avoid congested traffic times, it may increase your safety.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident or a truck accident due to negligence of another, contact an expert St. Louis personal injury attorney to determine your options. Consultations are always free and you should be advised before making decision impacting your future. Call 1(314) 276-1681 to talk with Zane T. Cagle of The Cagle Law Firm.