Three people injured in four-vehicle crash on Highway DD
Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
WENTZVILLE, MO – Three people were injured in a four-vehicle crash on northbound Highway DD on Wednesday afternoon.
A cargo van, driven by 29-year-old Dean B. Anthony, and a 2015 Jeep Cherokee, driven by 57-year-old Douglas S. Lee, were stopped in traffic on northbound Highway DD waiting to turn left, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. Michelle R. Finch, 63, was traveling north on Highway DD in a 2017 Ford Escape. She became distracted and rear-ended the Jeep. The impact pushed the Jeep into the rear of the cargo van. Police report debris from the crash struck a southbound 2014 Ford Expedition, driven by 48-year-old Brandi N. Scarr. The accident happened around 12:20 p.m.
Lee, of Defiance, Finch, of Lake St. Louis, and a passenger in the Escape, 27-year-old Jamie L. Finch, were all transported to SSM St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for minor injuries.
All four drivers and the injured passenger were wearing seat belts.
The Escape sustained extensive damages and the other three vehicles sustained minor injuries.
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 multiple-vehicle 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 fight against distracted 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.