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68-year-old driver sustains moderate injuries in Highway 8 crash

68-year-old driver sustains moderate injuries in Highway 8 crash

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

MINERAL POINT, MO – A 68-year-old Farmington driver sustained moderate injuries in a crash on Highway 8 on Tuesday afternoon.

Sheena D. Benson, 36, was traveling east on Highway 8 in a 2002 Ford Ranger when she slowed to turn left onto Whippet Road, police report. Martha L. Hall, 68, attempted to pass the Ford in a 2015 Nissan Versa as she thought it was turning right not left. The side of the Nissan hit the front of the Ford around 2:02 p.m.

Hall was transported to Washington County Memorial Hospital. She was wearing a seat belt.

Benson was not wearing a seat belt.

Both vehicles sustained moderate damages.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 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 against careless drivers 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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