20-year-old driver injured in Franklin County T-bone crash
Posted on Sunday, December 20th, 2020
VILLA RIDGE, MO (FRANKLIN COUNTY) – A 20-year-old woman was injured in Franklin County yesterday after she was struck by another driver, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The collision occurred in Villa Ridge, on eastbound Highway 100, near Route AT, at 11:35 a.m.
The 20-year-old driver of a 2014 Subaru Forrester SUV, Villa Ridge resident Katie A. Rice, was pulling out of a parking lot and onto Highway 100.
A 2017 Dodge 1500 pickup truck, operated by 31-year-old Pacific man Michael T. Banks, then collided with the left side of the Subaru.
Rice was taken to Mercy Washington Hospital for the treatment of minor injuries.
Banks was not reported as hurt.
Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts when the crash happened.
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