St. Clair woman injured in eastbound Highway 30 accident

ST. CLAIR, MO – A 27-year-old woman was injured in a rear-end collision on eastbound Highway 30 on Tuesday night.

The accident occurred on eastbound Highway 30 west of T-Box Drive around 6:43 p.m., police report. A 2002 Ford F-150, driven by 37-year-old Brandy N. Ianke, rear-ended a 2004 Dodge Dakota, driven by 30-year-old Paul A. Grinstead.

A passenger in the Dodge, Kayla L. Reynolds, was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for minor injuries.

Neither Ianke, of St. Clair, or Grinstead, of St. Clair, were injured in the crash.

Grinstead and Reynolds were wearing their seat belts, but Ianke was not wearing hers.

Both vehicles sustained minor 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 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 for safer roads 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.