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Two dead and two injured in a head-on collision on Route HH

Two dead and two injured in a head-on collision on Route HH

Posted on Friday, July 17th, 2020

JASPER COUNTY, MO — A head-on collision on Route HH close to Carthage resulted in two fatalities and two serious injuries, Ozarks First reports.

The accident happened on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. when 24-year-old Baylee Shorter’s 2008 Ford Taurus crossed the centerline and collided with the front of a 1999 Honda CRV driven by 17-year-old Jessica Batie. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Passengers from each vehicle sustained serious injuries and were transported to Mercy Hospital of Carthage.

Disclaimer: 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 fire, 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. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.


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