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

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

In St. Louis County, 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 County, 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 County 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 County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced St. Louis County 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 County 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 County accident lawyer can do to help.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 01/04/2017 Truck Accident 10-month-old baby and two-year-old child die, three injured in wreck between car and semi on Interstate 22 in Sherman, Mississippi
Sat, 09/24/2016 Pedestrian Accident Several people injured when teen driver crashes on parade route in Hazelwood, Missouri
Fri, 06/17/2016 Car Accident Cameron Brown, 20, Braxton Johnson-Price, 20, and William Nicks, 20, killed in two-vehicle collision at Shackelford Road and Kingsford Drive near Florissant, Missouri
Fri, 05/13/2016 Car Accident Officer injured, house catches fire after car crash in Berkeley, Missouri
Sun, 04/17/2016 Car Accident Lauryn Wade, 17, killed, four teens injured in single-vehicle crash on New Jamestown Road in north St. Louis County, Missouri
Sat, 04/09/2016 Car Accident Ebony Franklin, 26, killed and two injured in car crash on Highway 141 in Manchester, Missouri
Tue, 04/05/2016 Car Accident 26-year-old woman and 2-year-old child seriously injured when struck by driver who allegedly overdosed on heroin on St. Charles Rock Road in St. Ann, Missouri
Mon, 03/28/2016 Motorcycle Accident Patriot Guard Rider Mark Schroeder, 64, killed in motorcycle crash during funeral procession at Telegraph Road and Barracksview Road in St. Louis County, Missouri
Thu, 03/10/2016 Car Accident Amber Johnson, 24, dies, Lyla Johnson, 2, and Joshua Parker, 28, injured in vehicle crash with semi on I-270 in Des Peres, Missouri
Wed, 12/02/2015 Car Accident Andrew Keithley, 16, dies in single-vehicle crash on Shepard Road and Bent Ridge Drive in Wildwood, Missouri
Sun, 09/27/2015 Boat Accident Edward Sandt, 62, killed, and two people injured in boat collision near Workman Hollow Cove on Lake of the Ozarks
Tue, 01/27/2015 Truck Accident Erin Jenkins-Nabe, 32, dies after her car becomes wedged under a tractor trailer on Interstate 55 in St. Louis County, Missouri
Thu, 01/08/2015 Car Accident Melva Ross, 44, killed when her car runs off West Florissant Ave I-70 overpass in Florissant, Missouri
Wed, 01/07/2015 Car Accident Hazelwood Central students Dywayne Williams, 15, and Dujuan Macon, 17, killed after car strikes traffic light pole and catches fire in Hazelwood, Missouri
Sat, 12/27/2014 Car Accident Paul R. Brown, 48, killed in single-vehicle accident on Interstate 170 near Saint Ann, Missouri
Sat, 10/11/2014 Car Accident Two injured in accident on I-44 near Lindbergh, MO
Tue, 09/23/2014 Pedestrian Accident Mother and 3-year-old child struck by car on Canfield Drive and West Florissant in Ferguson, Missouri
Mon, 04/14/2014 Car Accident Blind woman and her service dog suffer minor injuries, after they are struck by a hit and run driver while crossing a street in St. Ann.
Wed, 04/09/2014 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed, after a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection go Appalachian Trail and Olive in Chesterfield.
Wed, 04/09/2014 Bus Accident One person seriously injured, transported to hospital, after their car overturns on southbound Highway 141 near Page, and they are ejected from the vehicle.