24-year-old driver sustains moderate injuries in St. Francois County crash
Posted on Thursday, December 31st, 2020
DOE RUN, MO – A 24-year-old male driver sustained moderate injuries after his 1999 Ford Explorer overturned on Highway 221 on Wednesday afternoon.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, William G. Steele, 24, was traveling northbound on Highway 221 near Henson Road when he traveled off the right side of the highway. His Ford hit an embankment and overturned.
Steele was transported to Parkland Hospital Farmington. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
It is unclear why he traveled off the highway.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
The Ford sustained extensive damages.
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