One injured in two-vehicle collision in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A woman was injured in a two-vehicle collision on Elm Drive Sunday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

The incident occurred shortly before 2:55 p.m., when an eastbound Chevrolet Sonic left the roadway, crashed into a sign, and then returned to the roadway, coming to a rest on the right-side shoulder. A Chevrolet Mailbu traveling behind the Sonic swerved to avoid the wreck but could not, striking the rear end of the Sonic .

Penny Vanness, the 61-year-old driver of the Malibu, was injured in the collision. She was taken to Mercy Hospital South for treatment.

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 two-vehicle 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 to the dangerous roadways 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.