JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A teenager was killed and two people seriously injured in a crash on Highway A west of Pioneer Road on Monday night.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jimi L. Williams, 41, was traveling eastbound on Highway A in a 2000 Buick LaSabre when he lost control of the vehicle due to icy road conditions. The Buick traveled into oncoming traffic and struck a 2020 Honda Civic, driven by 50-year-old Scott G. Hiller, around 7:16 p.m.
Both vehicles traveled off the right side of Highway A due to the impact.
Williams, of Festus, and Hiller, of Festus, sustained serious injuries. Hiller was transported to Mercy Hospital South and Williams was transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson.
A passenger in the Buick, 19-year-old Jimi D. Williams, was transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson. He was pronounced dead at the hospital at 10:02 p.m.
All three people were wearing seat belts.
The Buick was totaled and the Honda sustained extensive damages.
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