Jefferson County intersection collision injures four people
Posted on Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
HIGH RIDGE, MO – Four people sustained injuries when a 21-year-old driver failed to stop for a red light at Missouri 30 and Dillon Road on Monday evening.
Hunter A. Hassler, 21, was traveling westbound on Missouri 30 in a 2000 Chevrolet Astro when he failed to stop at a red light at Dillon Road, police report. He struck a 2003 Ford F150 head-on around 10:50 p.m.
The 17-year-old driver of the Ford and a 5-year-old female child sustained minor injuries. They both refused treatment. Hassler also sustained minor injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital South. A passenger of the Chevrolet, 21-year-old Micah V. Smith, was transported to Mercy Hospital South for serious injuries.
Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.
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