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West Alton, MO – George Redenius Killed in Multi-Vehicle Truck Crash on US-67 near Richard Dr

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death

West Alton, MO (October 20, 2022) – An 82-year-old man from Staunton, Illinois, has died as a result of a crash that took place in St. Charles County. On October 18, at around 1:25 p.m., emergency officials were notified that a traffic incident occurred on US Highway 67.

According to local law enforcement, a 2020 Hino Conventional truck was traveling northbound on US Highway 67. For unknown reasons, the vehicle failed to stop at a red light near Richard Drive. As a result, the truck collided with a 2015 Ford F1 50 pickup truck. The Ford was then pushed into a 2007 Pontiac G6.

The Pontiac went on the left side of the roadway. The Hino truck and the Ford both went off the right side of the roadway. All three vehicles were totaled in the crash.

The driver of the Ford, 82-year-old George Redenius, was severely injured. He was transported by Arch to St. Louis University Hospital, where he passed away from his injuries.

Three other victims, 25-year-old Shawn Millfelt, 25-year-old Phoenix Heern, and 26-year-old Jordan Bryant were all transported by Christian Hospital EMS to SSM Health Depaul Hospital, where they were treated for minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at this time.

Our thoughts are with Sean Millfelt, Phoenix Heern, and Jordan Bryant at this time.

Our condolences are with the family of George Redenius at this time.

Auto Accidents in Missouri

West Alton, MO - George Redenius Killed in Multi-Vehicle Truck Crash on US-67 near Richard DrA traffic collision can have an overwhelming impact on your life. Unfortunately, we see many people left was severe and traumatic injuries as a result of their accidents.

Following motor vehicle accidents, it is all too common to see victims suffer from severe spinal cord injuries. In some cases, these injuries can lead to permanent paralysis. We see many people left with quadriplegia and paraplegia following crashes that take place in our state every year.

In addition the spinal cord injuries, we see many people suffer from severe compound fractures and broken bones. Suffering from a broken bone can result in the need of surgery, casting, and other long-term care.

Additionally, many people suffer from internal organ damage as a result of crashes. Internal organ injuries that are not addressed quickly can be life-threatening.

Regrettably, any type of severe injury can completely debilitate a victim. These injuries often have an overwhelming impact on their lives. Not only do victims deal with overwhelming physical and emotional pain, but they often have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on treating their injuries and covering other costs and losses they face.

If you’ve been injured as a result of an automobile accident, a West Alton car accident lawyer from Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you pursue legal action against the driver who is at fault. Our personal injury lawyers have decades of experience helping injured parties pursue legal action following their accidents.

Our team can help you recover compensation to cover your medical costs, lost wages, and more. You can depend on our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. to provide fearless representation that will help you prevail on your lawsuit. Contact our personal injury lawyers today at 816-888-8888 to schedule a free consultation to get started on your case.

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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.