Car accident leaves one in serious condition

AccidentsA car accident on Thursday, Aug. 22 resulted in one man being seriously injured after his vehicle crossed the Hwy. 61 divider.

At approximately 10:46 a.m. Donald Tapley, 64, of Elsberry, was traveling southbound on Hwy 61 when his 2004 Ford F-150 crossed the lane divider and made contact with a 2007 Chevy Silverado driven by Justin Simpson, 64, of Evansville, Ill. Although both men were wearing their safety devices, Tapley sustained serious injuries and was transported to Mercy Creve Coeur Hospital by Arch Helicopter. Both vehicles took extensive damage; however, no injuries were reported on Simpson.

This accident was investigated by Missouri State Trooper D.J. Duffie, Troop C.

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Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:20 am