Just North of California Missouri-
Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers said a woman was seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash in Moniteau County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Jacob Bleich, 16, of Jamestown, was driving northbound on MO Highway 87 when he attempted to pass a vehicle that was stopped and making a right hand turn. In his attempt to pass the vehicle, Bleich struck a sounthbound vehicle head-on, driven by Roberta Anderson, 57, also of Jamestown.
The head-on collision happened at approximately 12:10 p.m., roughly 100 feet north of Lake Imhoff Road.
The report stated Anderson had serious injuries and was transported to University Hospital in Columbia by ambulance. Anderson had a passenger in the car with her, Paul Fay, 53, of Jamestown, who suffered minor injuries and was also transported to University Hospital.
Bleich was reported to have minor injuries and was taken to SSM St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City.
Everyone involved in the crash was wearing a seat belt. Both vehicles, Bleich’s 2007 Toyota Camry and Anderson’s 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, were totaled.
Leeper’s Towing of California, MO helped clean up the scene and towed the vehicles away.
Both Roberta Anderson and Paul Fay could have a claim against the insurance company that insured Bleich’s Camry, State Farm Insurance.
Our prayers go out to all of the families who were involved in this terrible car crash.