Infant, 24-year-old woman injured in Warren County semi crash

WRIGHT CITY, MO – An infant and a 24-year-old Wright City woman were injured in a collision with a semi truck on Tuesday night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ashley N. Junte failed to yield to a semi truck as she turned onto eastbound Highway M from Hunt Drive. The westbound semi struck her 2000 Ford F-150  in a 2000 Ford F-150 at about 8:30 p.m.

Junte and an infant in the Ford were transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis. She sustained moderate injuries and the infant sustained minor injuries. Junte was not wearing a seat belt, but the infant was restrained with a seat belt.

The semi driver, 36-year-old John M. Lynch, Jr., was not injured in the crash. He was wearing a seat belt.

Both vehicles were totaled.

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 truck accident, 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 reckless 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.