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Patrol reports on three accidents with injuries

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 12:27 pm

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported three accidents resulting in injuries in recent days in Lincoln County,
The first accident occurred Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m. on Frenchman Bluff Road. A GMC Acadia driven by Barbara Arnold, of Troy, was backing down on a private drive and struck a mailbox. a bush, and overturned, striking a fence. The vehicle came to rest overturned in a field. She was in her seat belt at the time of the accident.
She was transported by ambulance to SSM Hospital in Lake Saint Louis. Her injuries were listed as moderate
The second accident occurred later that day at 6 p.m. on South Ethlyn Road at Country View Lane. A 2013 Buick LaCrosse driven by Linda Holmes, 30, of Moscow Mills, attempted to make a left hand turn from South Ethlyn Road onto Country View Lane and entered into the path of a Suzuki RM125 driven by Anthony Heintzelman, 17, of Winfield. The collision resulted in Heintzelman being ejected from his vehicle. Both were in their required safety devices.
Heintzelman was transported by private conveyance to Mercy Hospital Lincoln. His injuries were listed as minor.
A third accident happened on Feb. 10 at 4:13 p.m. on Route W at Taylor School Road. A 1996 Dodge Ram driven by Anthony Pena, 24, of Troy, was southbound on Route W, traveling too fast for icy road conditions. The vehicle slid off the side of the roadway, struck a mailbox, became airborne, traveled over a private drive, and struck a tree.
Pena and a passenger, Kelci Rackley, 19, of Troy, were both transported by ambulance to SSM Hospital in Lake Saint Louis. Their injuries were listed as moderate. Neither were in their seat belts at the time of the accident.

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