Jefferson City – Multiple Injuries in Highway Crash

Two motorists were hurt in a car crash in Jefferson City Friday afternoon.

The incident occurred in the vicinity of 1700 US-50. At around 2:32 p.m., emergency teams arrived in the area and found 65-year-old Benjamin Weaver and his passenger, 29-year-old Athena Welch. The vehicle they were in was traveling west when it suddenly swerved to the right and crashed into a rocky bank. Weaver was transported by ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia, while Welch had to be extricated by responding firefighters before she was airlifted to the same hospital. The incident is currently under investigation.

Road incidents frequently injure or kill people, making it crucial to identify causes/culprits as quickly as possible. Having said that, victims of accidents, or their families, are advised to consult personal injury/accident experts so that all appropriate options can be explored and pursued.