Ray Co, MO (July 17, 2021) – On Saturday, July 17th, an injury-causing accident between two vehicles took place on Highway M in Ray County.
The crash occurred at about 5:45 p.m. in the 15000 block of Highway M in Rayville.
Local sources reported that a 2018 Ford Mustang driven by a 24-year-old male from Excelsior Springs was traveling southbound on Highway M when a 2018 Toyota Corolla failed to yield the right-of-way as it was making a lefthand turn, causing the two vehicles to collide with one another.
The force of the impact caused the Mustang to crash into a mailbox and then into a utility pole.
Both vehicles involved in the crash were insured and all vehicle occupants were properly restrained.
An occupant of the Corolla, a 31-year-old female from Joplin, was transported by Ray County Emergency Medical Services to Excelsior Memorial Hospital with injuries believed to be non-critical.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Vehicle Collisions in Ray County
The driving law that is most frequently broken according to Missouri crash data is cell phone use or the use of another electronic device by the driver. Slightly more than 14% of all car crashes across the state are the result of a driver’s misdirected attention.
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Several million automobile accident victims suffer serious injuries every single year across the country as several thousand more lose their lives entirely. The state of Missouri saw 143,826 vehicle collisions in 2008 alone, generating a total of 1,326 victim fatalities.
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