St Louis, MO – Man injured in vehicle accident on I-270 near McDonnell Blvd

St. Louis, Missouri (August 22, 2022) – A car accident took place in the Saint-Louis region on Saturday afternoon, causing one person to be injured. At approximately 3:40 p.m. on August 20, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was called to the site of an accident on Interstate 270.

Preliminary investigations show a 2014 GMC Terrain crashed into the back of a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze. The impact of the crash pushed the Chevrolet into the back of a 2006 Honda Pilot.

The crash caused significant delays in the area on the east side of Interstate 270 near McDonnell Boulevard. Highway patrol and firefighters blocked part of the roadway while assisting victims at the scene.

Chevrolet driver James Grasso, 57, was injured in the crash. Grasso, who is from St. Anna, Missouri, was transported by the Robertson Fire Protection District to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis for emergency treatment.

The accident is currently under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Our thoughts are with James Grasso at this time.

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Dealing with the consequences of a collision with a vehicle can be extremely difficult. Trying to overcome painful physical and emotional wounds can seem like a daunting task. Sadly, we see thousands of people injured each month as a result of motor vehicle collisions in Missouri. Here in the St. Louis area, we see a significant number of innocent people injured as a result of careless motorists. Major contributors to vehicle collisions in our state include:

  • drivers impaired by drugs or alcohol while driving their vehicle
  • drivers who use cell phones, change radios, or are otherwise distracted while driving
  • drivers who drive too fast or drive too fast due to bad weather and dangerous road conditions

When innocent people are injured in vehicle collisions, a St. Louis auto accident attorney can help them pursue legal action against the negligent driver.

Our legal team at Peterson & Associates, PC can help you get the money you need and deserve. With over 30 years of experience, we’ve helped thousands of people win over half a billion dollars for their personal injury lawsuits. By working with us, you can rest assured that you have the best chance of obtaining justice following your traffic accident.

Our St. Louis personal injury attorneys will independently investigate your accident and gather strong evidence to support your case. We will prove that the defendant is responsible for your accident and your damages and demand that they pay you the compensation you need and deserve.

Our attorneys at Peterson & Associates, PC offer free consultations. We can meet with you as soon as possible to discuss your accident and guide you through the legal process. Contact our Missouri law firm today at 816-888-8888. Our team is here to help you get justice.

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Disclaimer: As a respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, PC is always striving to increase security and ensure the overall safety of all Missouri residents. It is hoped that by making people aware of the dangers associated with driving, people will exercise greater caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious accident. This message is not intended to be a commercial solicitation. This message should not be construed as medical or legal advice. The photos shown in this article are not representative of the actual scene of the accident.

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