La Monte Man Injured After Car Struck by Kenworth
A La Monte man was injured after his car was struck by an 18-wheeler Friday morning in Pettis County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a northbound 2007 Acura TL, driven by 59-year-old Ruben Barajas-Arroyo of La Monte, attempted to cross the westbound lanes of US 50 at R Route T just after 7:30 a.m., and failed to yield to a westbound 2005 Kenworth driven by 63-year-old David W. Meyer of Sedalia.
The Acura struck the towed unit of the Kenworth.
Arroyo suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD.
The Kenworth had extensive damage, while the Acura was totaled.
The towed unit of the Kenworth and the Acura were towed by Don's Truck Towing.
Pettis County Deputies assisted the Patrol.