Amy McDonald of Holts Summit Missouri is Seriously Injured While a Passenger in a Car

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Jefferson City, Missouri – A Tuscumbia woman was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after crashing her car and seriously injuring her passenger.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report #170693576 states, Kendra Vaughan, 20, of Tuscumbia, was driving northbound on Route B, just south of Moreau River. The report states that Vaughan drove off of the right side of Route B crashing into a concrete traffic barrier.

A passenger riding in the car, Amy McDonald, 20, of Holts Summit, was ejected and sustained serious injuries.

McDonald was rushed to University Hospital in Columbia by ambulance for treatment. Troopers said Vaughan refused medical treatment at the scene.

Vaughan was arrested on suspicion of DWI resulting in physical injury, minor in possession, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

The crash occurred at approximately 2:50 a.m. on Sunday morning, October 29th 2017.

The car was totaled in the crash and it is reported that Vaughan was wearing a seatbelt, while McDonald was not wearing a seatbelt.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Amy McDonald and her family.

Amy McDonald and her family may have a claim against the insurance company that insures Kendra Vaughan’s 2009 Hyundai Elantra. It is common in most cases that victims can recover money for all of their medical bills, lost wages, damages and for the past, current and future pain and suffering, they have or will experience.

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