Old Monroe driver injured in Lincoln County accident

LINCOLN COUNTY, MO – A 47-year-old Old Monroe driver was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway U on Tuesday morning.

A 17-year-old Troy driver was traveling east on Highway U in a 2001 Volkswagen Bettle when he traveled into the westbound lanes, police report. The Volkswagen struck a 2019 GMC Denali, driven by Jasen R. Reed, that was traveling on westbound Highway U. Police report the accident happened west of Highway J around 7:10 a.m.

Reed was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Police report both vehicles sustained extensive damages.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 highway 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 distracted drivers 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.