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Five People Injured in MetroLink Train Collision

Emma D'Arpino5 months ago

Five people were taken to the hospital after being involved in a collision with a MetroLink Train.

Details about the MetroLink Train Accident

At 6300 Etzel, which is in University City, a truck hit a car, which caused the car to hit a MetroLink train. After being ejected from the truck, the truck driver got up and fled the scene. Police also say that at least one person in the car ran from the scene as well. There were five passengers on the train that had to be taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

An investigation into the cause and circumstances of the accident remains ongoing at this time.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ACCIDENTS INVOLVING TRUCKS

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in large truck accidents every year in the United States:

  • In 2013, there were a total of 3,964 people who were killed in accidents with large trucks.
  • During the same year, there were 77 large trucks involved in fatal accidents in Missouri.
  • Additionally, an estimated 95,000 people were injured during 2013 due to large truck accidents.

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