A pickup truck collides with an ambulance responding to an emergency call – Daily Journal Online
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is responding to the scene of a three-vehicle accident that occurred Friday afternoon at the intersection of Route 47 and Ryder Road in Bonne Terre. The accident occurred when a pickup truck collided with a St. Francois County Ambulance during an emergency call, causing the ambulance to roll over and collide with a passenger truck. Photo courtesy of Kylie Cavins
The collision caused the ambulance to overturn and collide with the passenger bus
A semi-truck collision with an ambulance occurred Friday afternoon at the intersection of Route 47 and Ryder Road, leaving three EMTs with minor to moderate injuries. However, the results could have been much worse.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 3:54 p.m. when an eastbound St. Francois County Ambulance District emergency vehicle, driven by Machella C., collided with the vehicle. Pat, 28, of Bonne Terre, on the front right side of a northbound car. A 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 driven by Angela L. Barton, 68, of Bonne Terre, as the ambulance responded to a call. The collision caused the ambulance to overturn, striking a northbound 2014 Dodge Caravan driven by Monica L. Nelson, 58, is also from Bonne Terre.
The patrol reports that Pate and two ambulance passengers — Felicia M. Hedrick, 30, of DeLogue, and Terry D. Leach, 52, of Park Hills – were transported by St. Francois County Ambulance District to Parkland Health Center in Farmington. Where they received medical treatment.
Pate and Hedrick both suffered minor injuries, while Leach sustained moderate injuries in the collision. None of the drivers or passengers of the other two vehicles were injured. All three drivers were reportedly wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.
All three vehicles were listed as having suffered “extensive” damage in the collision.
MSHP also responded to four other local injury incidents between the dates of Friday, October 20 and Friday, October 27.
The first accident occurred at 2:25 p.m. on Friday, October 20, at the intersection of US Route 67 and Flucom Road in Jefferson County.
According to the patrol, the accident occurred when a southbound 2023 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Andrew J. Tonas, 87, of DeSoto, attempted to turn left onto Flocome Road when it traveled into the path of a northbound 2006 Honda Accord, driven by Daniel. a. Jones, 40, of Farmington. The right front end of the Equinox collided with the left front end of the Honda.
Jones and Tonas, who were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, were taken to Mercy Jefferson Hospital in Crystal City, where Jones was treated for moderate injuries and Tonas for minor injuries.
The Honda was listed as total, and the damage to the Equinox was listed as extensive. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by Pippin’s Towing.
The second accident occurred at 12:10 p.m. on October 22, when two vehicles collided at the intersection of US 67 and Montauk Drive in Jefferson County.
According to the patrol, the accident occurred when a westbound 2018 GMC Terrain driven by Lauren Mooney, 83, of DeSoto, began crossing U.S. 67 and pulled into the path of a northbound 2001 Ford F150 driven by Michael Thomason, 73, of Fredericktown, causing It resulted in the front of the F150 striking the front left portion of the terrain.
A passenger in the F150, Barbara E. Thomason, 72, of Fredericktown, was taken to Mercy Jefferson Hospital by Joachim Platten Ambulance. The money was transported via private transport to the same facility. Both drivers, who were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident, were treated for moderate injuries.
Both vehicles were listed as having been totaled and towed from the scene by Miner’s Towing.
The third collision, also involving two vehicles, occurred at 8:22 a.m. Oct. 23 at the intersection of Interstate 8 and Route Z in St. Francois County.
According to the patrol, the accident occurred when an eastbound 2017 Toyota Sienna driven by Kendall Richards, 52, of Potosi, began to slow down and yield to traffic on Route Z, when his vehicle was struck from behind by an eastbound 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis. Led by Michael S. Benham, 39, of Bismarck.
Benham, who was reportedly wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, was transported by St. Francois County Ambulance to Parkland Health Center, where he was treated for minor injuries. Richards, who was also wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred, was not injured.
The report states that the Toyota was removed from the scene, and a 2000 Grand Marquis, which was listed as totaled, was towed from the scene by Buckley Towing.
The fourth and final accident occurred at 4:13 pm on October 24, on Airport Road, east of Williams Lane in St. Francois County.
According to the journal, David J. Drummond, 50, of Bonne Terre, was headed east on Airport Road when the 2003 Ford F150 he was driving ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree. Drummond, who was reportedly wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision, was transported by St. Francois County Ambulance to Parkland Health Center-Bonne Terre, where he was treated for moderate injuries.
Drummond’s vehicle reportedly sustained moderate damage and was towed from the scene by Marler’s Towing.