St. Louis woman seriously hurt after rear-end accident in Franklin County
Posted on Sunday, February 21st, 2021
UNION TOWNSHIP, MO – A woman from St. Louis was severely injured after she was rear-ended by another driver in Franklin County yesterday afternoon.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on eastbound Highway 50, west of Saint Jordan’s Road at 3:23 p.m.
The driver of a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu, 32-year-old St. Louis resident Brittae Norman M. Gray-Ross, slowed down to make a left turn. The Malibu was struck from behind by 37-year-old Gerald resident Tara N. Mahurin, operating a 2008 Saturn Vue, who reportedly failed to notice the Chevrolet slowing down.
A passenger in the Malibu, 33-year-old Jessika S. Triplett, of St. Louis, was taken to Mercy Washington for the treatment of severe injuries.
All three people were wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred.
The drivers were not reported as injured.
Both vehicles sustained extensive damage in the crash.
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 car 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 advocate against distracted driving 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.