Two people injured after 28-year-old driver runs red light

HIGH RIDGE, MO – Two people were injured after a 28-year-old driver failed to stop at a red light in a Jefferson County intersection on Monday night.

Police report Marcus D. Duke, 28, failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Highway 30 and Little Brennan Road around 7:42 p.m. The front of a 2001 Ford F-150, driven by 27-year-old Stephen D. Heatherly, struck Duke’s 2007 Ford Edge.

Both drivers were transported to Mercy Hospital South. Duke sustained moderate injuries and Heatherly sustained serious injuries.

Police report Duke was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash, but Heatherly was wearing his.

Both vehicles sustained extensive damages in the crash.

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 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 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.

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