Two people sustain injuries in Jefferson County intersection crash

DE SOTO, MO – Two people were injured in a crash at the intersection of Highway 110 and Fountain City Road on Tuesday morning.

Juanita L. Carrithers, 76, failed to yield when turning from eastbound Highway 110 onto Fountain City Road and her 2014 Chevrolet Impala struck a westbound 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee head-on around 11:09 a.m., police report.

Carrithers was transported to Mercy Hospital South for serious injuries.

The driver of the Jeep, 25-year-old Sara M. Kimbrough, was transported to Mercy Hospital South for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

Police report both vehicles were totaled in the crash.

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 an intersection 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 intersections 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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