BARNHART, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – An elderly woman was injured after her vehicle was struck by a driver who ran a red light in Jefferson County on Friday morning.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Highway M and Catlin Road at 11 a.m., when 36-year-old Shaun G. Cox, of Barnhart, ran a red light.
Cox, operating a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado, collided with the left side of a 2019 Subaru Outback being driven by 71-year-od Barnhart woman Linda L. Schrepel.
Schrepel was taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries. She was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Cox, who was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt, was not reported as hurt.
Both vehicles sustained extensive damage as a result of the accident.
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