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Dixon man airlifted to Columbia after ATV accident in Phelps County

Dixon man airlifted to Columbia after ATV accident in Phelps County

Posted on Monday, August 31st, 2020

NEWBURG, MO (PHELPS COUNTY) – A man was seriously hurt after being ejected from an ATV in Phelps County this evening, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred on Highway P, north of FS-7695, located about 3 miles southwest of Newburg, at 5:25 p.m. when a 2010 John Deere Gator ATV ran off the right side of the highway.

The ATV went into a ditch and ejected the driver, 36-year-old Dixon man James R. Johnson.

Johnson was airlifted to the hospital in Columbia with serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC 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 accident involving an ATV, 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 dangerous ATV regulations 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 ATV accident attorneys.


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