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15-year-old passenger hurt in fiery, rear-end crash in Rolla

15-year-old passenger hurt in fiery, rear-end crash in Rolla

Posted on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

ROLLA, MO (PHELPS COUNTY) – A 15-year-old boy was injured following a fiery, rear-end collision near Rolla yesterday afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred on Highway 63, about a mile south of Rolla, at 3:33 p.m., as a 2014 Dodge Caravan was stopped in traffic.

The Dodge, operated by 32-year-old Rolla man Joshua D. Cullom, was struck from behind by a 2006 Nissan Altima operated by a 16-year-old boy from Edgar Springs.

The Altima caught on fire after the crash and was deemed a total loss.

Despite the dramatic nature of the collision, a 15-year-old passenger in the Dodge sustained only minor injuries in the accident. He was taken to Phelps Health Hospital for treatment.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a car crash, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight against distracted driving or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.

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