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Complete St. Louis city, MO accident reports and news.


Accidents in St. Louis are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In St. Louis, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in St. Louis, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a St. Louis accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Where to find legal assistance after a St. Louis injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced St. Louis personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a St. Louis wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a St. Louis accident lawyer can do to help.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Tue, 01/17/2017 Truck Accident Richard Matteson, 58, dead, 1 injured after fiery wreck involving tractor trailer on Interstate 270 in St. Louis County, Missouri
Mon, 01/16/2017 Car Accident Brennan Leachman, 10, dies, two children and one adult injured in hit-and-run crash on Union and Wabada in Saint Louis, Missouri
Sun, 01/08/2017 Pedestrian Accident Damon Sleet, 45, killed in pedestrian collision with semi truck on Interstate 70 in St. Louis, Missouri
Sun, 11/20/2016 Pedestrian Accident Man dies in hit-and-run crash in St. Louis, Missouri
Sun, 07/17/2016 Car Accident Kimora McNeese-Lopez killed in car crash at Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. Louis, Missouri
Fri, 06/10/2016 Car Accident Six people, including three children, injured in single-vehicle crash at North Kingshighway and Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri
Wed, 04/27/2016 Car Accident St. Louis University professor Donald Patten, 48, killed; 1 man critically injured after pickup strikes disabled vehicle, pedestrian following separate crash on I-44 in St. Louis, Missouri
Sat, 04/09/2016 Motorcycle Accident Matthew L. Foster, 37, killed in motorcycle crash on Interstate 170 in St. Louis, Missouri
Fri, 04/01/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed in wreck on I-55/I-64 westbound to Route 3 in St. Louis, Missouri
Sun, 03/27/2016 Car Accident Deverick W. Harris, 42, killed and two people injured in collision involving disabled vehicle on Interstate 55 in St. Louis, Missouri
Thu, 03/24/2016 Car Accident Antwon Jones, 40, and Scarlett Rose Jones, 2 months, killed, and driver Eric Wolf, 29, arrested after collision on South Vandeventer in St. Louis, Missouri
Fri, 03/11/2016 Car Accident Marvin Moore, Jr., 21, and Tyrell Turner, 20, dead after pickup rollover at West Florissant Avenue and Goodfellow Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri
Tue, 02/02/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian struck and killed on Interstate 44 in St. Louis, Missouri
Fri, 12/25/2015 Car Accident Danilo Magparangalan, 65, and Alberto Arevalo killed, and four people injured in wrong-way crash on Interstate 70 in St. Louis, Missouri
Sun, 12/06/2015 Car Accident Two people killed and two injured in car wreck on North Broadway and St. Charles Street in St. Louis, Missouri
Sun, 10/18/2015 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Matthew Haygood, 23, struck and killed on I-44 in St. Louis, Missouri
Mon, 05/18/2015 Pedestrian Accident Jerrel Nixon, 64, "The Rose Man" was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Natural Bridge in St. Louis, Missouri
Sat, 11/08/2014 Car Accident Christian Dertinger, 23, and Megan Paul, 22, injured in icy road crash in St. Louis, Missouri
Fri, 10/24/2014 Car Accident William Brown, 65, dies following a two-vehicle hit-and-run on Dr. MLK Drive in St. Louis, Missouri
Tue, 10/14/2014 Bus Accident School bus carrying 15 students crashes in north St. Louis, at North Euclid and Hammett Place in St. Louis, Missouri