Friday, January 11, 2013
The 15-year-old driver was issued tickets for reckless driving and second degree assault, in addition to leaving the scene of an accident.
An underage driver was behind the wheel when a vehicle struck a 12-year-old on General Sherman Lane in Affton Wednesday afternoon. The victim was walking westbound around 4:30 p.m. when he was struck. He suffered non-life threatening injuries, St. Louis County Police Department spokesman Randy Vaughn said. The driver of the vehicle was 15 years old, driving with a permit but not a supervising adult. He'd also just left the scene of a hit-and-run accident at Heege Road and Gramond Drive. The first collision did not produce any injuries, Vaughn said, though he could not offer information Friday afternoon on the extent of the damage. The 15-year-old was issued four tickets, including leaving the scene of the accident and driving without a …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
St. Louis County Police said the injuries weren't life threatening. No charges had been filed against the driver as of Thursday afternoon.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
St. Louis County Police said the injuries weren't life threatening.
A teenager suffered non-life threatening injuries aftering being struck by a car Wednesday afternoon in Affton. The 13-year-old was walking westbound on General Sherman Lane around 4:30 p.m. when he was struck, St. Louis County Police Department spokesman Randy Vaughn said. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, but Vaughn said his injuries weren't life-threatening. Vaughn could not confirm the age or identity of the driver Thursday afternoon. No charges have been filed against the driver pending an investigation, he added. "If there is a licensing issue, [authorities] would definitely be issuing tickets," he said.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
De Smet, Cor Jesu brother and sister survived a horrific accident and are looking to the future.
To call Joe and Cecilia Detwiler of Oakville Whiz Kids just doesn’t seem to do them justice. After what they have been through in the last 10 months, we might call Joe, who just graduated from De Smet Jesuit High School, and Cecilia, going into her junior year at Cor Jesu Academy, Miracle Kids. Every year, the Detwiler extended family gathers at a country home in St. James, MO for the Fourth of July holiday. On Independence Day 2010, Joe and Cecilia were going to drive to a nearby lake for a swim. Cecilia said she left her swimsuit in St. James. When Joe drove her to pick it up, the Ford F250 went off the side of the road, careened down and struck a tree head-on. Cecilia said for her it felt like forever as she and her brother were …