Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Angela Chadd was a passenger in a vehicle that left the road and struck a tree.
Angela Chadd, 37, of Imperial, was killed in an early morning car accident Wednesday (Jan. 16) on Miller Road, east of Spring Forest Drive, Imperial, according to a crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP). According to the MSHP, Chadd was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Daniel McGrath, 49, of Ballwin, that was travelling eastbound on Miller Road. McGrath failed to negotiate a turn, ran off the road, struck a rock and a tree and then overturned. Chadd was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:52 a.m. by the Rock Township Ambulance District staff. McGrath sustained minor injuries and was taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center, according to the MSRP. Neither Chadd nor McGrath were wearing a seat belt, the MSHP stated.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The 21-year-old Arnold man fell asleep at the wheel Sunday and crashed into a tree in Barnhart, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A 21-year-old Arnold man sustained moderate injuries after crashing into a tree in Barnhart on Sunday morning. Sean M. Hendel was travelling northbound on Highway 61 when he fell asleep and ran off the road just north of Stone Ridge Court, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. His vehicle struck a tree. Hendel was taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center for treatment. His vehicle had extensive damage.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The crash happened in Imperial just after 8 a.m. on Wednesday.
A 41-year-old Imperial man was pronounced dead at the scene of a car accident on Wednesday. Keith Labitska had been driving northbound on Interstate 55 near Imperial Main Street when he swerved off the road to avoid a dead deer, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. At 8:10 a.m., Labitska drove his 2005 Chevy Malibu off the road and crashed into the bridge, the report notes. He was pronounced dead on the scene at 8:20 a.m. For other crash reports on Arnold Patch, please see the following articles:
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The crash happened after a driver failed to negotiate a curve on Old Highway 21, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
An Arnold man was seriously injured Sunday in a one-car crash on Old Highway 21 at Tower Road in Jefferson County. Anthony M. Coffer, 24, was driving his 1999 Toyota Solara southbound on Old Highway 21 when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and struck a rock bluff and two trees, ejecting Coffer from the vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the crash report. Coffer sustained serious injuries and was transported from the scene by helicopter.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Three drivers got caught in what was actually a four-auto accident north of Interstate 44 on Sunday evening. One motorist was taken to a hospital.
An Arnold driver was taken to the hospital after a four-auto accident on Interstate 270 on Sunday evening. A 20-year-old driver from Eureka, Patricia Erb, was heading southbound on Interstate 270, north of Interstate 44, at 5:05 p.m. on Sunday when an unknown driver made a sudden lane change. As Erb attempted to avoid hitting that vehicle, she lost control of her 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. Erb's Cobalt traveled into a different lane, and was struck by a 2000 Dodge Neon driven by 23-year-old Lauren Pannier of Arnold. Authorities stated the force of that impact caused Erb's car back into her original lane, where her car was hit by a 2012 Toyota Camry, being driven by Charles Schupbach, 48, of …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Gary Gerrein and Richard Terrell had not been wearing seat belts when Mark Politte of DeSoto turned into their path.
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- Nate Birt
Friday, September 14, 2012
Two Arnold men sustained moderate injuries Wednesday when a car turned into their path as they traveled north on Highway 141 at Butler Court, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. They were not wearing seat belts. It happened at about 12:30 p.m. when Mark Politte, 55, of DeSoto tried to turn left onto Butler Court from southbound Highway 141. He turned into the path of driver Gary Gerrein, 40, and passenger Richard Terrell, 45, who had been traveling north on the highway. A Rock Township Ambulance took Gerrein and Terrell to St. Anthony's Medical Center. Politte had been wearing a seat belt and also sustained moderate injuries. An ambulance took him to SSM St. Clare Health Center. The 1997 Pontiac Bonneville driven by the Arnold men …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The accident occurred in the area of Miller and Vogel roads on Sunday.
An Affton teenager experienced moderate injuries following a car crash in Arnold on Sunday afternoon, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. Christopher Johnston, 17, was traveling westbound on Vogel Road around 2:10 p.m. when he drove into the back of another car heading westbound. That car was being driven by Brian Sells, a 33-year-old from House Springs, the report notes. Johnston was transferred to St. Anthony's Medical Center with moderate injuries. Both vehicles were towed following the accident. The incident occurred at the intersection of Vogel and Miller roads west of Interstate 55.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
An Arnold man was moderately injured in a car accident that also claimed the life of another woman on the outskirts of Arnold Friday night.
A 36-year-old St. Louis woman was found dead after the car she was riding in struck a utility pole on the outskirts of Arnold Friday night. Angela Long-Larue, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, was riding in a car with Keith Kimberly, 34, of Arnold, eastbound on Lonedell Road, just west of Autumn Set Drive. Kimberly, the highway patrol said, was driving his 1998 Chevrolet Camaro too fast around a curve and travelled off the right side of the road. Kimberly then over-corrected to get back onto the road, causing the car to travel off the the road again and hit a utility pole. Long-Larue was pronounced dead on scene by Rock Township Ambulance personnel. The car the two were driving in was totaled.
Monday, July 2, 2012
State Troopers keep watch for hazardous operation of motor vehicles during Operation A.R.R.E.S.T.
Captain Ronald S. Johnson, commanding officer Troop C, Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP), Weldon Spring, has announced the results of a recent enforcement detail, “Operation A.R.R.E.S.T.” (Alcohol Related Response Enforcement Strike Team). He said the purpose of Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. was to increase the motoring public’s awareness of the hazards of operating a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition. Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. was conducted from 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, to 3 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, in Jefferson County. The eight-hour project was conducted by six officers, who focused their enforcement efforts on identifying hazardous motor vehicle operations. There was no specific checkpoint used. Instead, troopers were spread…
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
A 17-year-old driver who ran a red light at high speeds crashed against another vehicle, killing two.
Updated at 4:30 with more information about the victims Two people are dead following a multi-vehicle accident on highway 61 at I-55 in Festus, FOX2 News reports. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the accident occurred near the southbound lanes of Highway 61 at I-55, after a 17-year-old ran a red light at high speeds and crashed with another vehicle, killing the couple inside that vehicle, according to FOX2. The accident caused road closures for at least 4 hours, FOX2 reports.