Mineral Point, MO - Two Injured in Accident on Old Hwy 8
Mineral Point, MO (November 21, 2020) - A single-vehicle accident at the intersection of Old Highway 8 and Green Acres Road in Washington County caused injuries to two people at about 4:50 p.m. on Monday, November 16th.
As stated in police reports, a 2004 Suzuki Verona driven by 20-year-old Ethan Henry, a resident of Mineral Point, was heading eastbound along Old Highway 8 with his passenger, 19-year-old Breanna Day, also from Mineral Point, when he failed to negotiate a righthand turn and veered off the lefthand side of the road.
Henry suffered critical injuries during the accident. He was transported by Washington County Ambulance to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.
Day sustained moderate injuries during the rollover and was transported to Washington County Memorial Hospital.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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