Pedestrian Injured in Washington County Crash


On January 15, 2014 at approximately 2:02 p.m., Rita Goodson, age 71 of Potosi, Missouri was operating a 2007 Chevrolet Impala.

At that said date and time, Rita was traveling in the northbound direction on Delbridge Road at Highway 21. The collision occurred as Ulises Mendoza, age 39 of Garland, Texas was stepping down from a piece of equipment and the left side of Rita’s vehicle collided into her.

Ulises received moderate injuries and was transported to Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington, Missouri by Washington County ambulance.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Rita was uninjured and did not seek medical attention.

Rita’s 2007 Chevrolet Impala received minor damages and was driven from the scene of the crash.

This pedestrian crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop C.