Three people injured in Jefferson County single-vehicle crash
Posted on Monday, April 5th, 2021
JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – Three people were injured in a single-vehicle crash on Saline Road on Friday evening.
Joseph C. Lay, 24, was traveling too fast for road conditions in a 2021 Audi A4 on Saline Road, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. He lost control in a curve causing the Audi to skid and travel off the left side of the road. The Audi crashed into a tree north of Lazy Oak Drive around 8:40 p.m.
Lay and a 43-year-old passenger sustained serious injuries. A 21-year-old passenger sustained moderate injuries. All three were transported to Mercy Hospital South.
Police report Lay and the 21-year-old passenger were wearing seat belts, but the 43-year-old passenger was not wearing one.
The Audi was totaled.
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