86-year-old driver hurt in St. Charles County intersection collision

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – An elderly Moscow Mills driver was injured in a collision at the intersection of US-61 and North Point Prairie Road on Sunday afternoon.

Lavern F. Becker, 86, was traveling east on North Point Prairie Road in a 2014 Chevrolet Traverse when he entered the path of a 2009 Nissan Altima headed south on US-61, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The front of the Chevrolet hit the front of the Nissan around 4:10 p.m.

Becker was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for moderate injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Police report both vehicles sustained extensive 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 an intersection collision. 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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