According to Missouri state troopers, the rate of traffic fatalities went up 3% in 2020. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and Federal Highway Administration ranked Missouri 19 on their list of states with high accident fatalities between 2012 and 2014.
According to their reports, the major causes of automobile accidents and traffic fatalities in Missouri included:
•Drivers not wearing a seatbelt
•Drivers driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
The reports also showed that only 50% of traffic fatalities in Missouri could be avoided. If you are ever involved in a car accident and are suing for damages, you can apply for our fast lawsuit funding to settle your bills.