Benton County Crash Ends in Serious Injury for Missouri Man

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Driver over corrects on MO 7 resulting in a head-on collision and serious injuries for other driver.

November 7, 2010 at approximately 5:40pm a head-on collision occurred between two vehicles on MO 7 about 1/10 mile south of Summit drive. 26 year old Stephen Schrader of Danville, PA was traveling southbound on MO 7. Schrader drove his 2006 Nissan off the right side of the roadway, over corrected, returned to the roadway and collided head-on with 54 year old Edgar Stephenson who was traveling Northbound on MO 7.

Stephenson, of Peculiar, MO was transported by Air Ambulance to Centerpoint Medical Center with serious injuries. At fault driver, Stephen Schrader, was not injured in the crash. Both vehicles were totaled as a result of this collision. Investigation of this incident is on-going and charges against Schrader are pending.

Injured driver, Edgar Stephenson, was wearing a seatbelt.

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