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Last Updated : December 22, 2021

Two passengers severely injured in early-morning rollover crash in Pacific

Posted on Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

PACIFIC, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – Two passengers were seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision in Jefferson County early this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The collision occurred at the intersection of Route O and Highway F in Pacific at about 2:45 a.m. when 21-year-old Pacific woman Jenna E. Tomnitz, operating a 2011 Hyundai Tucson, failed to properly round a turn in the roadway.

The Tucson then went off the left side of the roadway before finally colliding with an embankment.

Two passengers, 22-year-old Pacific woman Kayla R. Winkelman and 23-year-old Villa Ridge man Yusuf M. Benzabeh, sustained severe injuries in the collision and were taken to Mercy Washington for treatment.

Tomnitz was not reported as hurt in the accident.

All three occupants of the vehicle were reportedly not wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

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 car crash, 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 for safer road conditions 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.

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