Crash at Route W Injures Two

Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper handles accident that sent adult male and 11-year-old girl, both from Eureka, to the hospital.

A man and girl were taken by Eureka ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur Friday morning when the driver of a 2001 Dodge Dakota truck crossed over the center line during a right-hand curve on Route W near Lafarge Drive and struck their 2002 Ford Explorer truck.

Carlos Chavez, 32, was driving with 11-year-old Amanda Pyle as a passenger when the accident occurred at 8:10 a.m. in Jefferson County.

The driver of the Dodge truck, Scott Bertholf, is 27 years old and a resident of St. Peters, MO. He was heading southbound on Route W while Chavez was heading northbound, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report filed by Cpl. Travis Croft.

Baranowski McKinney Brood April 23, 2012 at 11:45 AM
Missouri Highway Dept owns the property at the turn where this accident occurred. They really need to use that land to do something about this turn.


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