2 injured when car runs off Jefferson Co. road, hits multiple trees

JEFFERSON CO., MO – Two people were injured last night when their vehicle ran off a road near Hillsboro and collided with several trees.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol was on the scene of the accident on Stone House Road near Route Y by 9:50 p.m. yesterday. The responding trooper determined that Heather Norton had lost control of the 2003 Chevrolet S-10 she was driving while attempting to navigate a turn. The pickup consequently ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree before spinning into a second tree.

Norton, 35, suffered serious injuries, while a 37-year-old male passenger suffered minor injuries. Both were taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for treatment.

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 pickup truck 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 safer rural raods 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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