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65-year-old driver sustains moderate injuries in Highway 79 crash

65-year-old driver sustains moderate injuries in Highway 79 crash

Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

LINCOLN COUNTY, MO – Samuel Copeland, 65, experienced a medical condition that caused him to travel off the road and crash on northbound Highway 79 on Sunday afternoon.

Police report Copeland was traveling on northbound Highway 79 south of Route C in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee when he experienced a medical condition. This caused him to travel off the east side of Highway 79 and strike a traffic sign. Then, his Jeep struck another sign, traveled across the roadway, and came to a stop in the grass.

Copeland was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis (West) for moderate injuries. His Jeep sustained moderate damages in the crash.

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 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 roads 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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