Three Injured and One Seriously Injured in Head-On Collision.

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In Knox County, after a head-on crash, three Missouri residents are injured and both vehicles are totaled.

On August 28, 2011 at approximately 9:30 a.m., Shawn Keim, 19 years old, of Hannibal was operating a 2002 Ford and was traveling westbound. Driving eastbound is James Glasgow, 60 years old, of Edina, Missouri with his passenger Betsy Glasgow, 58 years old. James was operating a 1991 Chevrolet pick-up. At that said time and place, Shawn Keim, crossed the center line on Mo. 6 four miles east of Knox City and struck the eastbound driver James and his wife, Betsy head-on.

Victims James and his occupant, Betsey were taken from the scene of the crash to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Il. From the head-on crash, Betsey had serious injuries, while her husband James suffered moderate injuries. The at-fault driver Shawn was also taken to Blessing Hospital and suffered moderate injuries from the crash. Only Shawn was wearing his seatbelt during the crash.

James Glasgow’s vehicle received total damage and was taken from the scene of the crash by Jim’s Auto Repair. The damage to Shawn’s vehicle was totaled from the head-on crash and also was taken by Jim’s Auto Repair.

The at-fault driver, Shawn did not show or possess his automotive insurance for his vehicle at the time of the crash and still is undergoing investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Assisting the crash scene were the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Knox County Fire and Rescue, Lewis County Ambulance and Knox County Ambulance.


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