Four people injured in St. Louis crash involving patrol car
Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2021
ST. LOUIS, MO – Four people were injured in a crash involving a patrol car at the intersection of U.S. 50 and Missouri 21 on Sunday night.
Nicholas W. Stevens, 27, was traveling northbound on Missouri 21 in a 2019 Dodge Charger with his emergency equipment activated, police report. He went through a red light at the U.S. 50 intersection when a 2019 Toyota Highlander, driven by 34-year-old Wahidullah Omari, failed to yield and struck the patrol car.
The impact caused the patrol car to spin and hit a divider sign. Police report the patrol car also hit a 2016 Audi A6, driven by 27-year-old Raymond D. West.
Stevens, of Weldon Springs, and Omari, of Ballwin, were transported to Mercy Hospital South for minor injuries.
West and a passenger in his Audi, 24-year-old Corion D. Tate, were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
All three drivers and Tate were wearing seat belts.
Both the Dodge and Toyota were totaled. The Audi sustained extensive damages.
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 intersection collision, 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 a dangerous intersection 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.