22-year-old man hurt in head-on collision in High Ridge Township

HIGH RIDGE TOWNSHIP, MO – A 22-year-old man was hurt in a head-on collision in Jefferson County this afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened west of High Ridge on eastbound Twin River Road (Route PP) and Byrnes Mill Road at 1:15 p.m.

The driver of a 2014 Ford Focus, 58-year-old House Springs man Daniel Kirchner, was turning left onto Byrnes Mill when 22-year-old Festus man Alexander M. Hall, operating a 2007 Nissan Altima, was stopping.

The front of the Nissan and the front of the Ford collided, causing both vehicles to be totaled.

Hall, who was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt, was taken to St. Clare Hospital with moderate injuries.

Kirchner, who was wearing his seatbelt, was not reported as injured.

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