FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – A 24-year-old driver failed to stop at a stop sign and caused a two-vehicle collision at Highway 30 and North Hendricks Road on Thursday morning.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jerika E. Todd was traveling southbound on North Hendricks Road in a 2019 Ford Transit 150 cargo van when she failed to stop at a stop sigh at Highway 30. The Ford struck a dump truck, driven by 59-year-old Melvin G. Martin, that was traveling westbound on Highway 30.
Todd, of St. Louis, was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for moderate injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt.
Martin, of Potosi, was wearing a seat belt.
The cargo van was totaled and the dump truck sustained moderate damages.
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