Head-On Crash in Butler County Causes Moderate to Serious Injuries for Three

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When one driver crossed the center line on Route T in Butler County, she crashed into oncoming traffic and all involved suffered moderate to serious injuries and were transported to hospitals.

On July 22, 2012 at approximately 9:30 P.M., 31-year-old Wendy Hale from Dexter, Missouri was heading south in a 1998 Grand Jeep Cherokee on Route T 6 miles north of Poplar Bluff in Butler County. At said time and place, Ronald Fraga, age 46, from Wappapello, Missouri was heading north in a 2002 Toyota Tacoma. Fraga had one passenger – Sharon Everette, age 63, from Wappapello, Missouri.

The crash occurred when Hale crossed the center line and crashed into Fraga’s vehicle in a head-on collision.

Hale suffered moderate injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Everette, Fraga’s passenger, suffered moderate injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Fraga suffered serious injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash by Air Evac to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Hale’s vehicle received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Woolard’s Two Brothers Towing of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Fraga’s vehicle received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Woolard’s Two Brothers Towing.

This investigation was led by Corporal M. G. Slaughter and assisted by Trooper J. A. Wilson, Trooper E. J. Ganime and Trooper A. R. Johnson of Troop E in Butler County.

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