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2 injured in boating accident on Meramec River

2 injured in boating accident on Meramec River

Posted on Monday, August 9th, 2021

MERAMEC RIVER, MO – A boating accident injured two men on Saturday, according to 70 West Sentinel.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Meramec River. Joshua J. Rigsby, 38, was traveling downstream in a boat as Bradley J. Oldham, 41, was going upstream. Though they attempted to prevent the collision, the boats still slammed into each other

First responders hospitalized Rigsby with serious injuries. Another passenger on the same boat, Mary I. Anderson, was hospitalized with moderate injuries.

Three passengers in Olham’s boat were also suffered minor to moderate injuries.


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 boating 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 prevent unneccesary injuries 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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