2012

Blog Posts in 2012

US Renal Care at The Cedars of JCA Shut Down for Contaminating Patients

U.S. Renal Care at the Cedars of JCA in Town & Country, Missouri located at 13190 South Outer 40 Road reported that a cleaning solution, which is commonly used in dialysis, was inadvertently added ...
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Girl From Mizzou Killed In Wrong-way Car Crash

University of Missouri-Columbia college student Emily Ferguson was killed on Friday in Callaway County when her car was traveling the wrong-way down Interstate 70 and she collided head-on with Charles ...
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Wreck Leads to Fatal Tractor Trailer Crash and I-10 Closure

Buckeye, Arizona – On November 21st, a 35-year-old man was driving a Honda Accord with his wife, his daughter, and his mother-in law as passengers. The Honda was heading eastbound on the I-10 ...
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Drunk Driver Hits Family Killing 9-year-old boy

Police have arrested Randolph S. James of Troy, Missouri on suspicion of drunk driving following a car accident that took place in Lincoln County, Missouri around 5:40 a.m. on Wednesday. Randolph ...
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More Drivers on the Road this Thanksgiving Means Increase in Car Accidents

It is estimated that 43 million people are expected to be on the roads this Thanksgiving holiday. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, with millions on the highway, it increases the ...
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Hit and Run Driver Turns Herself In

Elizabeth Chang, an associate professor at Mizzou, was injured by a hit-and-run driver near the 100 block of South Garth Avenue on Monday. An 86 year old woman hit Chang while she was putting her ...
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Driver Fatality on Highway W

Joni K. Elliot's death marked the 30 th fatality in 2012 for Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop B, when she died in a car accident on Wednesday October 17 in Schuyler County. Elliot, age 28 of ...
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Accident in Calloway County sends Two People to Hospital

Russell Barnes was traveling eastbound on County Road 404 near County Road 403 when he crossed the center line and hit Chance Garriott of Fulton head on. Garriott was traveling westbound and suffered ...
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Deadly East St. Louis Hit and Run Accidents

Orlando Wilson, age 48, has been identified by the St. Clair County Coroner's Office as the man killed Wednesday night, on October 3, by a hit and run driver. At around 8:35 P.M. Wednesday ...
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Fatal Crash in Columbia Kills Two and Injures Two More

On Tuesday, Missouri State Highway Patrol reported to westbound I-70 to investigate a deadly car accident. The accident led to the wrongful death of two young men caused by the negligent driver. ...
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Rollover Accident in Columbia, Missouri Causes Significant Injuries

A rollover accident in Columbia, Missouri caused eastbound I-70 to close for a few hours near the 131 mile marker on Saturday morning. Two people suffered catastrophic injuries in the crash and are ...
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Helmets Save Lives

Meg Herndon, a 21 year old Southeast Missouri State college student, died in September from catastrophic injuries when her scooter was struck by a negligent driver. Meg suffered traumatic brain ...
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Guidant Defibrillator Recall

Guidant Corporation produces implantable cardioverter defibrillators, which are physically implanted in the patient in order to provide an electric shock to the heart in an effort to normalize the ...
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Trans Vaginal Mesh (TVM)

What is TVM? Transvaginal Mesh is surgical mesh that is placed through the vagina to hold up fallen internal organs. The mesh has been in use in the U.S. since the 1950s and was initially created to ...
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Megabus Tire Blowout Causes Death and Injures Several Dozen People

On August 2 around 1:20PM, a sold out double decker bus operated by Megabus was traveling from Chicago to Kansas City, with stops in St. Louis and Columbia, carrying over 70 passengers, when it ...
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The Dangers of Trains

Mitchell Maserang was a 15-year-old boy who loved drawing, collecting hot wheels, his family and fishing. Like almost any teen, Mitchell had an iPod and would tune out any noise when he was listening ...
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Deadly Crash in Fairview Heights

A deadly crash in Fairview Heights on I-64 involving Briteway Striping Services’ construction workers has left the town of Pocahontas, Illinois mourning and many others asking what happened. ...
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Understanding the Insurance Coverage You Have And What It Means

Talk to your insurance agent about the different types of coverage you have on your policy. Ask for a copy of your Insurance Declaration Page and see the different types of coverage you have and the ...
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George Putney Charged Following Deadly Hit and Run Crash That Killed Dr. Kimbrough

A St. Louis County man was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident and property damage. According to Town & Country police, George Putney was traveling westbound on ...
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New Texting and Driving Law Hits Road Bumps in Jefferson City

Distracted Driving is a problem in Missouri. Missouri teenagers text while driving which presents a danger to motorists and their passengers. Lawmakers have been pushing bills to attempt to stop ...
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A Dexter, Missouri Man Dies In A Collision With A Train

A Dexter, Missouri man died today when his car collided with a freight train in southeastern Missouri in Stoddard County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the man was driving across railroad ...
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Man Killed And Five Hurt in Deadly Tractor Trailer Accident on Interstate 64

A man from Centralia, Illinois was killed and five other people were injured in a three car accident involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 64 near Albers, Illinois. Illinois State Police said a ...
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Freezing Rain and Ice Make For Dangerous Road Conditions in Columbia and St. Louis

The Missouri Department of Highway Patrol reported numerous car accidents across the state over the past two days because of the freezing rain and ice on the roadways. Drivers need to take things slow ...
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