LEBANON, MO (LACLEDE COUNTY) – Four people were injured after a driver disregarded a stop sign in LaClede County this afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred in Lebanon, at the intersection of Dunklin Road and Normandy Drive, at 12:50 p.m., when the driver of a 2006 Dodge Stratus, 46-year-old James L. Jameson, of Columbus, Kansas, failed to stop at a stop sign.
The Stratus collided with a 2015 Chevrolet Trax SUV, operated by 32-year-old Camdenton man Cody A. Rockwell. The Stratus then ended up in the ditch.
Jameson was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries.
Rockwell and a passenger in the SUV, 35-year-old Camdenton woman Erin Clayton, were taken to the hospital with moderate wounds.
A second passenger in the Chevrolet, 49-year-old Billy D. Hale, of Marshfield, was brought in for treatment of minor injuries.
Both vehicles sustained extensive damage during the accident.
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