Three people injured when 16-year-old driver runs stop sign

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – Three people were injured in a crash after a 16-year-old St. Charles driver ran a stop sign on Sunday afternoon.

A 16-year-old male driver was traveling southbound on Seeburger Road in a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado and ran a stop sign at Highway B, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The Chevrolet hit a 2020  Jeep Grand Cherokee that was heading southbound on Highway B around 1:10 p.m.

The driver of the Jeep, 61-year-old Julie L. Scherder, and a passenger, 61-year-old Joseph T. Scherder, were transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis. Julie sustained moderate injuries and Joseph sustained serious injuries.

Police report the teenage driver was transported to Children’s Hospital St. Louis for moderate injuries.

All three people were wearing seat belts.

Both vehicles were totaled.

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 an intersection collision, 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 reckless 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.