Two Drivers are Seriously Injured in a Head-On Collision on Route 47, in Warren County, Missouri.


Warrenton, Mo-

A terrible accident occured at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Sunday evening in Warren County.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol report states that at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 14th, Jaime A. Cardwell, 25, of Eureka, Missouri, was traveling southbound on Missouri Route 47, just north of South Bend Road. Cardwell was driving a 2009 Toyota Camry, when the report states she crossed over the center line of Route 47 and crashed head-on, into a northbound vehicle.

The northbound vehicle was a 2014 Ford Fusion, driven by Donita J. Loness, 59, of Marthasville, Missouri.

Both Donita Loness and Jaime Cardwell sustained serious injuries in the head-on car crash. They were both rushed to SSM St. Joseph Health Center Lake St. Louis by Warren County Emergency Medical Services.

According to the MSHP report, both vehicles were totaled in the accident and both drivers were wearing their safety belts.

The accident was investigated by CPL. A. D. Gadberry, 258, from Troop C and the incident report number is 160155757. The patrolman was assisted by Mays Towing and A and A Towing.

Donita J. Loness may have a claim against Jaime Cardwell’s insurance company, State Farm Insurance Company. It is common in most cases that victims can recover money for all of their medical bills, lost wages, damages and for the past, current and future pain and suffering, they have or will experience.

An experienced, serious injury attorney will advise the families and manage their claims against the big insurance companies. The attorney will protect their interests, so Donita Loness can focus on her recovery. An experienced attorney with a proven track record, will also organize all of the evidence, track and organize all of the medical records and billing, and negotiate with the insurance companies on behalf of Donita Loness and her family.

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