WASHINGTON, MO – Two people were injured in a crash at the intersection of Highway AJ and U.S. 50 on Tuesday morning.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 17-year-old male driver was traveling south on Highway AJ in a 1985 Dodge D-150. He turned onto US-50 and traveled into the path of a westbound 2014 Volkswagen Passat, driven by 67-year-old William F. Zastrow. MSHP reports the crash happened around 7:42 a.m.
The 17-year-old driver was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for serious injuries. An 81-year-old passenger in the Volkswagen was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for minor injuries. MSHP reports both drivers and the injured passenger were wearing seat belts.
Both vehicles sustained extensive damages.
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 for a change to a dangerous intersection 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.