Festus man injured in Jefferson County intersection crash

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – An 81-year-old Festus man was injured in a crash at the intersection of Highway A and Highway Z on Monday morning.

Randy E. Taylor, 69, was traveling west on Highway A in a 2005 Ford F-250 when he ran a red light at the Highway Z intersection, police report. His Ford hit the left side of a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Charles J. Austin. The accident happened around 10:32 a.m.

Austin was transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Police report both vehicles sustained extensive damages.

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