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Speeding driver causes head-on collision, two people injured

Speeding driver causes head-on collision, two people injured

Posted on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

DEFIANCE, MO – Two people were injured in a head-on collision on Highway D caused by a speeding driver on Tuesday evening.

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 51-year-old Myla R. Stewart was speeding in a 2015 Toyota Corolla on westbound Highway D. The Toyota traveled into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a 2000 Chevrolet Express, driven by 29-year-old Jose A. Rodriguez. MSHP reports the crash happened east of August A. Busch Lake Number 21 around 5:33 p.m.

Stewart and Rodriguez were both transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis. MSHP reports Stewart sustained serious injuries and Rodriguez sustained minor injuries. They were both were wearing seat belts.

Both vehicles were totaled.

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 a head-on 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 against negligent 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.


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