3 injured from wrong-way crash on State Road A near Festus

FESTUS, MO – Three people were injured in a crash on the section of State Road A west of Veterans Blvd in Festus on Thursday night, according to My Mo Info.

At around 8:40 p.m. Melody Rawe, 63, was driving a Chevy Equinox on eastbound State Road A as Ricky Reed, 68, was driving on westbound State Road A in a Toyota Camry.

Reed strayed into the eastbound lanes and struck Rawe’s Equinox head-on.

Following the collision, Rawe was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Her passenger, Darrell Daulton, 77, was transported to the hospital with moderate injuries. Reed was also hospitalized with moderate injuries.

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 wrong-way collision, 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 a change to the dangerous intersection 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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