An auto accident near Oxly, Missouri, 172 miles from St. Louis, has resulted in a 37-year-old O’Fallon man receiving criminal charges. On Sunday/ a 9-year-old was operating a 2000 Ford expedition when he lost control of the vehicle, struck an embankment, and overturned the vehicle, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The 9-year-old suffered minor injuries and the passenger, 14-year-old Damian Winters, was killed in the accident. Mitchell Morris, the 37-year-old, was also a passenger in the SUV and sustained moderate injuries. On Tuesday, he was charged with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child. Authorities have not released any information regarding the connection of Morris and the two children. 
Thousands of car accidents occur due to the recklessness and negligence of drivers. Typically, the negligence is unintentional; however, there are instances where a driver makes the decision to operate a vehicle recklessly. Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, aggressive driving and speeding, and driving without the proper licenses are all examples of negligent driving that leads to accidents. Individuals injured and killed in auto accidents will likely incur medical expenses, funeral costs, lost wages, and mental anguish. You might be entitled to compensation for those damages if negligence caused the crash. 

St. Louis personal injury lawyer is an experienced St. Louis car accident attorney. He will aggressively fight to hold all negligent drivers responsible for their actions while recovering the maximum financial compensation for your damages. Contact The Law Offices a St. Louis personal injury lawyer today for a free no-obligation consultation. 

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