Man Pleads Guilty and Sentenced for Causing Accident That Killed Alderman

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A man has pleaded guilty and has been sentenced after driving drunk and causing an accident last year that killed a St. Louis alderman. In August of 2012, a St. Louis alderman was killed by a drunk driver. The drunk driver, Patrick Mullen, 26, has now pleaded guilty to the crime on Thursday, September 12. … Read more

Teen Hit by Pickup Truck While Crossing the Street


A student was seriously injured while crossing the street at Sunset Avenue, also known as Highway 412. The Springdale teen was hospitalized for the fractured skull and the broken knee he suffered as the result of the accident. According to Springdale Police Lt. Derek Hudson, the teen was hit by a pickup truck as he … Read more

Auto Accident on U.S. 61 Kills Two Men

The Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. can assist car accident victims by providing answers to their legal questions. On Wednesday, September 11, in St. Louis, Missouri, a crash on northbound U.S. 61, near the Interstate 70 split, was fatal for two individuals. The accident occurred in Wentzville around 4:00 p.m. It appears that neither of the … Read more

Woman Involved in Missouri Car Accident Reunited With Lost Dog

Accidents can have all sorts of effects that you would not normally think of. Mary Ellen Frazier, 57, was in St. Charles County on Interstate 70 on September 9. She was moving from Alabama to New Jersey, driving a Honda CRV. Frazier suddenly swerved out of the lane she was traveling in, clipping the back … Read more

Car Accidents Involving Distracted Pedestrians

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Recent reports show pedestrian fatalities are on the rise. Often times, when we think about distractions in relation to car accidents, we think about drivers who may be talking or texting on their cell phone, adjusting the radio, or eating. These are all common distractions that have the potential to cause a devastating accident. However, … Read more

Missouri Teen Dies in Recent Car Accident

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Tragically, a 15-year-old girl died in a car accident on Saturday, September 8. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle accident happened in Pike County around 12:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon on Highway 61 at Missouri Route RA. The driver was an 18-year-old male from Bowling Green, Missouri. His 1993 Ford Taurus was headed west … Read more