Two people injured in Washington County accident

MINERAL POINT, MO – Two people were injured in a rear-end collision on westbound Highway 8 on Sunday night.

Gerald T. Grubbs, 57, was slowing down on westbound Highway 8 to turn left onto Airport Road when Evan J. Knox, 18, failed to slow and rear-ended Grubbs’ 2017 Ford Escape, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 9:48 p.m.

Grubbs and a passenger in his vehicle, 58-year-old Jonna F. Grubbs, were transported to Washington County Medical Hospital for minor injuries. They are both from Mineral Point.

Knox, of Irondale, was not injured.

All three people were wearing seat belts.

The Ford and Knox’s 2016 Chevrolet Cruze 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 a highway 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 distracted 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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