According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, 32-year-old driver Matthew Link of Chesterfield traveled onto the westbound shoulder near mile marker 151 and struck the rear of 33-year-old Cameron Olson’s vehicle of Ballwin just after 6 p.m. on March 29.
Olson’s vehicle was being loaded onto the tow truck at the time of the crash. Brewer of Fulton was struck by Link’s vehicle as he was attaching the wrench to Olson’s car, according to the crash report.
Brewer was air lifted to University Hospital on March 29, with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at the hospital around 10:54 a.m. Thursday.
Link was taken by ambulance with moderate injuries.
Olson did not sustain any injuries; both his and Link’s vehicles were totaled. The tow truck was driven from the scene of the crash.
At AW Smith Law Firm we understand how difficult these times can be for our clients. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ryan Brewer’s family. Wrongful death cases are never easy and at AW Smith Law Firm we fight for the families to navigate through these difficult times.