Several injured in area crashes

A Fredericktown man received minor injuries in an accident involving two stationary vehicles on Tuesday, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The report states that Albert Minghi, 58, of Fredericktown was travelling south on US 67 near Route A at 6:17 a.m.

According to the report, Minghi’s 2002 Ford F-150 traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a 2014 Freightliner, which then struck a 2007 GMC 2500. The report lists no driver or injury information for the two stationary vehicles.

Minghi received minor injuries and was transported by private conveyance to Parkland Health Center. He was wearing a seat belt.

Minghi’s vehicle was totaled while the Freightliner sustained moderate damage and the GMC sustained minor damage. The F-150 and Freightliner were towed from the scene while the GMC was driven from the scene.

A one-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Washington County left one woman with moderate injuries, according to a report from the Missouri Highway Patrol.

The report states that Kimberly Rose, 31, of Richwoods was travelling west on Route H east of Cooper Road when the 1997 Toyota Avalon she was driving traveled off the right edge of the road and struck several trees.

Rose received moderate injuries and was transported to St. Anthony’s Medical Center by Washington County ambulance.

Rose’s vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene.

In an unrelated accident on Wednesday, two individuals sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident in Ste. Genevieve County.

The report states that Tyler Litterest, 22, of Ste. Genevieve, was travelling north on Interstate 55 north of mile marker 163 at 8:34 a.m. when the 2012 Dodge Challenger he was driving traveled off the left side of the road.

The vehicle traveled into a ravine, struck the ground and overturned. Litterest and a passenger, Danielle Brady, 25, of St. Louis, both received serious injuries. Brady was transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital by Air Evac and Litterest was transported to Mercy Hospital by Survival Flight.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene.

Jacob Scott is a reporter with the Daily Journal. He can be reached at 573-518-3616 or at jscott@dailyjournalonline.com.

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