2 injured in 2-vehicle collision on US 67 at Riverlands Way

WEST ALTON, MO – Two people were injured following a two-vehicle collision on northbound US 67 at Riverlands Way yesterday evening.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that Emmett Anderson, 73, pulled onto US 67 from Riverlands without yielding to an oncoming Ford Focus, which collided with the rear end of Anderson’s 2015 Chevrolet Trax.

Anderson was taken to Alton Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, while the driver of the Focus—identified as 57-year-old Craig Buucanan—was transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital with moderate injuries.

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 car accident, 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 for a change to the dangerous intersection 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.