UNION, MO – Two people were injured in a head-on collision on northbound Missouri 47 on Tuesday evening.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Dalton E. Campbell was traveling south on Missouri 47 in a 2003 Chevrolet S10 when he became inattentive and traveled into the northbound lanes. The Chevrolet crashed head-on into a 2001 Ford Excursion, driven by 19-year-old Brandon W. Jones. MSHP reports the impact caused the Chevrolet to travel off the left side of the road. The Ford also traveled off the left side of the road but hit several trees.
Campbell and a 17-year-old female passenger in the Ford were transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for moderate injuries.
Jones and the 17-year-old injured passenger were wearing seat belts. Campbell was not wearing a seat belt.
Both vehicles were totaled.
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 head-on 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 against inattentive 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.