Rombauer, MO (May 21, 2021) – Police were called to the scene of a single-vehicle accident that caused critical injuries to both the driver and passenger on Friday, May 21st in Butler County.
Reports show that the accident took place at about 1:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Route Z, just outside of Rombauer, when a 2004 Suzuki 750 struck an animal in the roadway and both occupants were thrown from the vehicle.
The driver, a 42-year-old male from Poplar Bluff, and his passenger, a 30-year-old female from Adrian, were both transported by medical helicopter to St. Louis University Hospital in serious condition.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Passenger Injuries in Rombauer
Every year, across our country, millions of victims sustain injuries caused by vehicle accidents, while thousands more are killed. In 2008, in the state of Missouri, there were 143,826 traffic crashes that caused a total of 1,326 deaths. In Missouri, just like most other states, most auto collisions are the result of distracted driving. About 14% of all accidents statewide are caused by a driver not focusing on the road.
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