Two people injured in Wright City crash on eastbound I-70

WRIGHT CITY, MO – Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash involving a semi on eastbound I-70 on Wednesday night.

Police report 43-year-old Lataisha S. Murry, of Jefferson City, lost control of her 2007 Dodge Calibur on eastbound I-70 at mile marker 200.6 around 9:41 p.m. The Dodge struck a concrete median barrier and was pushed back onto the interstate. A semi, driven by 50-year-old Wylie D. Voss, hit the Dodge causing it to hit the concrete median barrier again.

Murry and a 17-year-old passenger in her vehicle were transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for minor injuries. Both were wearing seat belts.

Voss, of Columbia, was not injured and was wearing a seat belt.

The Dodge sustained extensive damages and the semi sustained minor damages.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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 truck 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 interstates 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.