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Speeding driver causes two-vehicle crash on Missouri 47

Speeding driver causes two-vehicle crash on Missouri 47

Posted on Friday, January 15th, 2021

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO – A 26-year-old driver crashed into a 2013 Dodge Journey on Missouri 47 Thursday afternoon, injuring its driver.

Jessica L. Owens, of DeSoto, was traveling too fast for road conditions on northbound Missouri 47, police report. Her 2015 Chrysler 200 skidded into oncoming traffic and the hit the front of the Dodge. The impact caused the Chrysler to travel off the road and hit multiple trees.

Jordan J. Stephens, the 25-year-old driver of the Dodge, was transported to Washington County Memorial Hospital for minor injuries. Stephens, of Cadet, and Owens were both wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

The Chrysler was totaled and the Dodge sustained moderate damages.

Police report the two-vehicle accident occurred .2 miles north of Providence Road on Missouri 47 around 4:15 p.m.

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 highway crash, 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 reckless speeding 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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