Three-vehicle Crash Injures Passengers

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In St. Charles County, three people are seriously injured after a three-vehicle collision.

On May 5, 2013 at approximately 6:54 p.m., Haiyang Wei, age 33 of St. Peters, Missouri was operating a 2004 Mazda 6. James Warrick, age 16 of St. Charles, Missouri was operating a 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan. Madison Soots, age 17 of Warrenton, Missouri was James’ only passenger inside the vehicle. June Westfall, age 75 of St. Charles, Missouri was operating a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze.

At that said date and time, Haiyang Wei and June Westfall were traveling in the eastbound direction as James Warrick was traveling in the westbound direction on Highway 94 and east of Interstate 64. The collision occurred as James Warrick lost control of his vehicle and crossed the center line, colliding with Haiyang Wei’s vehicle head-on. June Westfall was traveling behind Wei’s vehicle and collided with the right rear of her vehicle and then traveled off the roadway.

Haiyang Wei received serious injuries from the collision and was taken by St. Charles County ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur. Madison Soots and James Warrick both were seriously injured and flown by Gateway helicopter to Mercy Medical Center.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Medical Center, all the participants involved in this crash were wearing their seat belts.

James Warrick’s 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan and Haiyang Wei’s 2004 Mazda 6 both received total damages from the collision. June Westfall’s 2013 Chevrolet Cruze received minor damages. All vehicles were towed by Crash City Towing.

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


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