73-year-old Winfield woman injured in three-vehicle accident

ST. CHARLES, MO – A 73-year-old Winfield woman was injured in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of US-61 and Highway W on Wednesday morning.

Police report 25-year-old Samantha M. Cryts was traveling east on Highway W in a 2005 Nissan Altima when she ran a stop sign at southbound US-61. She t-boned a 2012 Ford Fusion, driven by 20-year-old Devin R. Walker. This impact caused the Ford to spin and hit a 2017 Chevrolet Traverse, driven by 73-year-old Catherine A. Kleeschulte.

Police report the multiple-vehicle crash occurred around 9:45 a.m.

Kleeschulte was transported to SSM Health West for minor injuries.

All three drivers were wearing seat belts.

Both the Ford and Nissan were totaled. The Chevrolet sustained minor damages.

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 multiple-vehicle 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 intersections 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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