Pedestrians Struck At A St. Louis High School Parade
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
Eight pedestrians were sent to a hospital after a teen driver crashed into
a group of people at a St. Louis homecoming parade. Police say the
accident happen at Hazelwood West High School on Saturday morning as students and
family members gathered to celebrate homecoming. According to authorities,
a 17-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang collided with another vehicle and
spun out of control and crashed into a group of pedestrians attending
a Hazelwood West High School homecoming parade. Police say the teenager
was traveling southbound on Howdershell recklessly. The Hazelwood Police
say all eight people were taken to area hospitals and treated for nonlife-threatening
injuries. Police charged the teen driver with careless and imprudent driving
and second-degree assault. Hazelwood school officials said the homecoming
festivities went on as planned since there were only moderate injuries.
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