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3-year-old boy and two others injured in Troy car accident

3-year-old boy and two others injured in Troy car accident

Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2020

TROY, MO (LINCOLN COUNTY) – Three people, including a 3-year-old boy, were injured in a crash in Lincoln County on Thursday afternoon, according to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 47 and Ridge Road in Troy just before 3 p.m. when a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, driven by 27-year-old St. Charles woman Kamara A. Merkle, drove into the path of a 2013 Mazda CX9.

The driver of the Mazda, 30-year-old Angela R. Watson, of St. Peters, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, as was a 3-year-old passenger, a boy also from St. Peters.

Another passenger in the Mazda, Winfield woman Penni Q. Freeborn, 59, was taken to an area hospital with moderate injuries.

Merkle was not reported as injured.

All people listed in the report were noted as wearing a seatbelt when the crash happened.

The two vehicles were extensively damaged in the collision.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC 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 car accident, 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 a 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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