22-year-old man injured in Lincoln County accident

TROY, MO – A 22-year-old man sustained moderate injuries in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of US-61 and Highway KK on Monday afternoon.

Police report Ellen D. Guevara, 80, was traveling southbound on US-61 in a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado when a 2010 Honda Civic, driven by 42-year-old Jose A. Pineda, entered the crossover on westbound Highway KK. The Chevrolet struck the side of the Honda.

A passenger in the Honda, 22-year-old Anner N. Rivera-Diaz, was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for moderate injuries.

Neither driver sustained injuries in the crash.

Guevara was wearing a seat belt, but it is unknown if Pineda or Rivera-Diaz were wearing their seat belts.

The Honda was totaled and the Chevrolet sustained moderate damages in the crash.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 highway crash, 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 highways 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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