19-year-old driver sustains moderate injuries in Old Highway 100 crash
Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
WASHINGTON, MO – A 19-year-old driver sustained moderate injuries in a crash on eastbound Old Highway 100 east of E. Fifth Street on Tuesday morning.
Police reports suggest Adrian McDaris, 19, was attempting to evade police while traveling eastbound on Old Highway 100 in a 2007 Chrysler 300. He attempted to pass a 2013 Lexus ES350 and struck the left side of the vehicle.
The impact from the collision caused the Lexus to travel off the right side of the highway, overturn, and strike a tree. Jonathan E. McGowen, 21, the driver of the Lexus, was not injured in the crash.
McDaris continued driving on Old Highway 100 when he lost control in a curve causing the Chrysler to overturn and travel off the left side of the highway.
Local authorities report McDaris was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for his injuries. They also reported he was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.
Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.
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