Head-on Collision Caused by Failure to Complete Stop

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In Jefferson City, Imperial resident fails to complete stop at light and collided with another vehicle head-on.

On January 19, 2012 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Chasity Duncan, age 23 and of Imperial, Missouri was operating a 1998 Ford Explorer and traveling in the northbound direction on Missouri 141. Judith Fletcher, age 54 and of Hillsboro, Missouri was operating a 2008 Chevrolet Impala and traveling in the westbound direction on Missouri 141.

At that said time and place, Judith was westbound and stopped on the intersection of Romaine Creek road waiting for the traffic light to turn green. Chasity was traveling northbound on Missouri 141 and was approaching the intersection of Romaine Creek road. The traffic light turned green and Judith entered the intersection where Chasity failed to stop at the red traffic light and entered the intersection as well causing the front of Chasity’s vehicle to collide head-on with the front of Judith’s vehicle.

Chasity Duncan and Judith Fletcher both received moderate injuries from the collision and were transported to St. Anthony’s hospital by the Township ambulance. The Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report states that both drivers were wearing their seat belts in the duration of the crash.

Chasity Duncan’s 1998 Ford Explorer received moderate damages and was towed by Miner’s Towing. Judith Fletcher’s 2008 Chevrolet Impala received total damages from the crash and was also towed by Minor’s Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and assisted by trooper, M.R. Ashby, of troop C.


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