Linda K. Getz of Maywood Missouri, is Seriously Injured in an Automobile Accident.


Marion County, MO- A head-on collision in Marion County this morning, leaves a Maywood Missouri woman with serious injuries.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Report, Daniel J. McCollum, 43, of Labelle, MO was eastbound on MO Highway 6, when he lost control of his truck due to icy road conditions. McCollum was driving a 2006 Ford F150 and crashed it head-on, into Linda K. Getz, 71, of Maywood, Missouri.

Getz was westbound on MO Highway 6, driving a 2013 Cadillac sedan. Both vehicles were totaled in the head-on collision.

The accident took place at 9:00am December 28th, about one mile south of Maywood Missouri.

Daniel McCollum had minor injuries and was transported privately, to Hannibal Regional Hospital. Linda K. Getz suffered serious injuries and was transported by Lewis County Ambulance, to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

The accident was investigated, worked and cleared by Trooper Griffin, (429), Trooper Fish, (253), Trooper Hoover, (369), Marion County Fire and Rescue Service, Lewis County Ambulance, Robert’s Garage and Towing Solutions of Quincy.

Linda K. Getz and her family may have a claim against Geico Insurance, the insurance carrier for McCollum’s Ford F150 pick up truck.

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A highly talented attorney, will advise the family. They will also collect and organize all of the evidence and medical records, as well as negotiate with the insurance companies, on behalf of the victims and their families.

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