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Driver rear-ends cargo van, 14-year-old girl injured in crash

Driver rear-ends cargo van, 14-year-old girl injured in crash

Posted on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

POTOSI, MO – A 14-year-old girl was injured in a crash on southbound Highway 185 when a 2015 Dodge Dart rear-ended a cargo van on Tuesday evening.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the cargo van was turning left on southbound Highway 185 north of Highway 8 at about 8:35 p.m. when the Dodge rear-ended it.

A 14-year-old female passenger in the Dodge was transported to Washington County Memorial Hospital for moderate injuries. The driver of the Dodge was identified as 18-year-old Maelyn Declue and the driver of the 2019 Freightliner cargo van was identified as 35-year-old Grant Cavelli.

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 a car 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 for a change to dangerous roads 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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