18-year-old St. Charles driver injured in I-70 head-on collision

ST. CHARLES, MO – An 18-year-old St. Charles driver was injured in a head-on collision on westbound I-70 on Sunday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Taj B. Boyd was traveling west on I-70 in a 2005 Toyota Camry. He changed lanes and the left rear of his Toyota hit the front rear of a 2018 Toyota Corolla in the lane. The impact caused the Camry to hit a concrete median wall, spin around, and hit the Corolla head-on around 2:32 p.m. Police report the accident occurred at 1st Capital Boulevard.

Boyd was transported to St. Joe East Hospital for minor injuries. The Corolla driver, 34-year-old Hanna R. Celerino Da Silva, was not injured in the crash.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The Camry was totaled and the Corolla sustained extensive damages.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw 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 head-on 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 reckless drivers 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.