Two people injured in head-on collision in Jefferson County intersection

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – Two people sustained minor injuries in a head-on collision at the intersection of Missouri Highway Y and Sunset Drive on Saturday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, 57-year-old Lindol Evans was traveling southbound in a 2019 Dodge Challenger and attempted to avoid a vehicle turning left in a southbound lane. He struck a 2001 Dodge Dakota head-on.

Evans and the Dakota driver, 39-year-old Shane Portell, were both transported to Mercy Hospital South for their injuries. Police report each driver was wearing their seat belt.

Both vehicles were totaled 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 a car 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 for safer roads 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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