Woman dies, children injured in head-on accident

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 8:39 am

Six people were injured and one killed in a two-vehicle accident Thursday on Hwy. C at N. Shore Line at 5:54 p.m.

Killed in the accident was Shaun Rivera, 30, Troy.

Those injured included Abby Rivera, 11; Dillion Shell, 9; Drake Weinreis, 3; Ella Weinreis, 6; Van Weinreis, 9 and Jessic Weinreis, 35. Two of the injured were airlifted by Air Evac to Children’s Hospital with the rest taken by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis.

The accident occurred, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, when a 2000 Chrysler Sebring driven by Rivera, crossed the centerline and struck a 2013 Ford Explorer driven by Jessica Weinreis.

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