Farmington two-vehicle collision injures man

FARMINGTON, MO – An elderly man was hurt in a multi-vehicle collision Friday morning, reports Highway Patrol.

Reports of the accident reached troopers at 7:40 a.m. and they were dispatched to the intersection of Karsch Blvd and State Hwy 00 in St. Francois County.

Troopers found that a Dodge 2500 driven by Dillon Ham, 27, attempted to make a left turn when he struck a Chevrolet 1500 driven by Donald G Thurmond, 83. Both vehicles were moderately damaged.

Thurmond was hospitalized with moderate injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Ham was not injured and was wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision.

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 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 to prevent unnecessary accidents  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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