Man killed, two people injured on Christmas in Creve Coeur wrong-way crash

CREVE COEUR, MO (ST. LOUIS COUNTY) – A man was killed and two people were injured as a result of a multi-vehicle wrong-way collision in Creve Coeur on Christmas night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on Highway 364, west of Highway 141, near the Creve Coeur Airport.

At about 9:30 p.m., the driver of a 2005 Mazda Tribute, 32-year-old St. Peters man Christopher B. Dauphin, was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of the highway.

The Tribute then collided head-on with a 2013 Ford Focus, operated by 26-year-old Alyssa N. Sabo, of St. Louis. The Mazda continued, then striking a 2014 Ford Taurus, operated by 59-year-old Anthony G. Fanara, of St. Charles. The driver of a 2013 Chrysler Town & Country, 46-year-old Farmington woman Christina M. McCarthy, then struck the Mazda.

Dauphin was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:45 p.m.

Fanara and Sabo were taken to area hospitals for the treatment of moderate injuries.

McCarthy was not reported as hurt.

Each of the drivers was wearing their seatbelt at the time of the accident, which caused total damage to all four vehicles.

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 against dangerous driving conditions 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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