Woman injured in two-car crash on Highway BB in St. Francois County

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO — A 79-year-old woman was injured Tuesday night after the driver of another vehicle rolled a stop sign on Highway BB near Irondale, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Trooper T. E. McVeigh responded to the incident at the intersection of Highway BB and Highway M at around 10:15 p.m.

A 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling northbound on Highway BB when its driver failed to stop at a stop sign posted at the intersection and struck the front left of the woman’s 2004 Dodge Ram, causing her vehicle to run off to the right of the road’s edge and strike a utility pole.

The woman was taken by ambulance to Washington County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the the Cavalier, an 86-year-old man, was not reported injured.

The man’s vehicle received extensive damage and was towed from the scene. The woman’s vehicle sustained minor damages and was in drivable condition.


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