5 Injured in rural Washington County accident - KMOV.com

5 Injured in rural Washington County accident

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Five people suffered injuries during a car accident in rural Washington County Tuesday morning.

The accident, which involved two vehicles, happened on Highway 21 near Cannon Mine Road, between Potosi and De Soto just after 8:00 a.m. According to police, a vehicle carrying two people pulled out in front of a vehicle carrying three people causing T-bone collision.

Five people were flown via medical helicopter following the accident.

According to police, three people, including a 9-year-old girl, suffered serious injuries and two had moderate injuries.


All lanes of Highway 21 were closed while crews worked to clear the accident scene. 

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