One Teen Killed, Four Others Seriously Hurt in One-Car Crash

Auto accidents unfortunately happen every day. However, regardless of how common accidents can be, knowing how to handle their results can be anything but simple or routine. At Northland Injury Law, we have years of experience handling auto related accidents and injuries. We fight for you and your right to fair and just compensation for your ordeal.

One teenager was killed and four others were seriously hurt when their car slid into a tree and a utility pole early Sunday.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said a 17-year-old girl from Cedar Hill died in the crash that happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday near Byrnes Mill, which is about 25 miles southwest of St. Louis.

A different 17-year-old girl from Cedar Hill was driving the 2013 Ford Fusion when the car partially slid off the side of the road into the tree and utility pole. She was the only one wearing a seat belt in the car.

Authorities said another passenger, age 18, of Fenton, was taken to a hospital in a helicopter. The driver, a 17-year-old boy from Fenton and another 18-year-old were all taken to hospitals in ambulances.

The Highway Patrol doesn’t routinely release the names of people aged 17 or younger when they are involved in crashes.

If you or a loved one have suffered accident injuries in a car accident call Northland Injury Law at 816-400-4878 to speak to a Missouri automobile accident lawyer today for help in recovering the compensation you need. An experienced personal injury attorney can ease some of the burden by engaging in fact-finding, gathering the necessary documentation, and crafting concise and thorough demands for settlement of your claim.

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