Lagrange, MO (May 15, 2021) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to reports of a car crash on Friday, May 14th in LaGrange that left two drivers in serious condition.
Reports show that the accident occurred at about 4:20 p.m. when a 2001 Ford Taurus driven by 36-year-old Gregory J. Walker, a resident of Hannibal, was heading southbound on Route B and crossed the centerline. The Taurus collided with a tractor-trailer driven by 42-year-old Jack W. Sharkey, a resident of Taylor.
Both drivers sustained serious injuries.
Walker was airlifted to University Hospital in Columbia.
Sharkey was transported by Lewis County Ambulance to Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Both drivers were wearing their seat belts when the collision occurred.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Lagrange
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