Young man injured in rear-end crash on MO-47 in Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO — An 18-year-old Fletcher man was injured Tuesday evening after his car was rear-ended by another vehicle on Missouri Route 47 near Warrenton, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on a stretch of MO-47 at Route E and was reported by Trooper A. D. Pogue at 5:25 p.m.

A southbound 2010 Ford Edge failed to yield to a 1999 Ford Taurus and struck the rear of the Taurus, causing it to overturn.

The 18-year-old man, the driver of the Taurus, was transported by private conveyance to Washington County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The crash report indicates he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Ford Edge, a 43-year-old Cadet man, was not reported injured.

The Ford Taurus was totaled in the accident, and the causing Ford Edge sustained minor damages.


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