St Francois, MO (October 16, 2022) – Three people were left with significant injuries following a crash that took place in St. Francois. At around 8:25 a.m., on October 13, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to a crash on US Highway 67.
According to local law enforcement, a 2009 Dodge Caliber and a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox collided head-on on the southbound side of US Highway 67 just north of St Francois State Park. Both vehicles are totaled as a result of the crash.
Three people involved in the crash suffered significant injuries. The victims were identified as 26-year-old Megan Johnson of Bonne Terre, Missouri, 27-year-old Marcus Albino of Deltona, Florida, and 58-year-old Harold Jones of Bismarck, Missouri.
Johnson was transported to Parkland Health Center by St. Francois County Ambulance District. Albino was transported to Mercy South Hospital by St. Francois County Ambulance District.
Jones was airlifted and flown by Air Evac to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, for the treatment of serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at this time.
Our thoughts are with Marcus Albino, Megan Johnson, and Harold Jones at this time.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Automobile collisions take place in the state of Missouri far too often. These crashes leave tens of thousands of people harmed. There are countless instances where people are hurt as a result of motorists who engage in acts of negligence. Some of the most common causes of car crashes in Missouri include:
- Distracted driving: This is one of the most common causes of auto collisions, and it can be caused by anything from texting to eating to talking to passengers.
- Speeding: Speeding is another major cause of vehicle wrecks, and it’s often responsible for serious or fatal injuries.
- Drunk driving: Driving while intoxicated is extremely dangerous and is one of the leading causes of car accidents in Missouri.
- Weather conditions: Inclement weather can make driving conditions more difficult and lead to accidents.
- Road rage: Road rage is a major problem on Missouri roads, and it can lead to aggressive driving and even violence.
If you’ve been hurt as a result of a crash that was caused by the negligent or reckless actions of another driver, a St Francois car accident lawyer can help you pursue legal action against them. Following your crash, you may be able to seek compensation to cover the costs and losses you face.
Our Missouri personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you seek compensation for various damages. We will help you get the money you need for medical costs, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and more. Our lawyers are dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients and fighting to protect their best interests.
Schedule a consultation at your earliest convenience by calling our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. at 816-888-8888. Our lawyers are here to help you get justice.
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