Hermitage, MO (March 11, 2021) – On Monday, March 8th, a collision between two vehicles in the Carson’s Corner area left one victim with serious injuries and two others with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.
Sources show that the accident occurred at about 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of MO-64 and MO-254 when a 2007 Pontiac Torrent stopped to make a turn and was rear-ended by a 2016 Toyota Avalon.
The driver of the Toyota, a 72-year-old female from Urbana, was airlifted to Cox South Hospital in very serious condition.
The driver of the Pontiac, a 72-year-old male, and his passenger, a 69-year-old female, both from Wheatland, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to Citizens Memorial Hospital.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Major Car Accidents in Hermitage
Those who occupy the front seat of a vehicle, both passengers and drivers, have the highest fatality rate of anyone in the vehicle. In 2009, 2010, and 2011, the group with the highest rate of vehicular fatalities, 21%, were occupants of a vehicle’s front seat. Drivers had the higher fatality rate of the two at 68%.
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