Thursday, January 3, 2013
Another driver was injured after police said the woman drove her car into other vehicles stopped at at traffic light on Highway 141.
*The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A West County driver faces a criminal charge after the woman struck two cars waiting at a stoplight on southbound Highway 141, injuring another driver. St. Louis County Police said the woman who caused the accident was driving while intoxicated. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Sarah C. Johnson, 42, of the 2400 block of Barrett Heights Drive in West County, was charged Saturday with second-degree assault. St. Louis County Police said Johnson was southbound on Highway 141 and hit cars stopped at a stoplight near Milldale Drive and Manoro Way at the Ballwin city limits. One of the other drivers …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A pregnant woman was taken to the hospital after an accident involving four cars on Highway 40.
Monday, October 8, 2012
A grand jury indicted George Putney on manslaughter in connection to the fatal hit and run accident that killed 70-year-old Ciby Kimbrough.
As previously reported by Town and Country - Manchester Patch, George Putney was initially charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident in connection the hit and run crash that killed Ciby Kimbrough earlier this year. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Kimbrough, 70, of North St. Louis County died from injuries she suffered in the Jan. 26 car crash Clayton Road and Woods Hill Drive in Town and Country. Police expected more charges against Putney, 52, of the 1300 block of Forrest Lane in St. Louis, in connection to that fatal traffic crash. Now, Patch has learned, Putney was indicted by the grand jury for manslaughter on Aug. 8. According to court documents, Putney was charged with one …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
A Manchester officer and Des Peres man stormed a blazing car. A Webster Groves man held burglars at gunpoint. When is it heroic, and when is it plain silly?
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Manchester Police Officer Gerad Gonzalez and good samaritan Joe Caruso were honored for heroism and bravery for pulling an unconscious man from a fiery crash.
The two very modest men are almost embarrassed by the attention and gratitude they are receiving since they risked their lives last Tuesday to save the lives of two others involved in a fiery car crash. However, Monday night, once again the spotlight was set on Manchester Police Officer Gerad Gonzalez and Des Peres resident Joe Caruso. With their wives, children and parents by their sides, both men were honored by the City of Manchester. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alert.) As previously reported by Town and Country - Manchester Patch, Gonzalez and Caruso risked their lives to pull an unconscious man from a burning car right before it exploded. It all happened after a fiery crash at Dougherty Ferry …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Joe Caruso, who considers himself "just another dad" sprung into action when he and his daughter found themselves in the middle of a disastrous situation on the outskirts of Manchester.
A Des Peres father played the role of action hero Tuesday when he helped victims of a fiery West County car crash at the intersection of Dougherty Ferry and Carman roads. Joe Caruso doesn't claim to have super powers, however, calling himself "just another dad." The people he saved may have a different opinion. As previously reported by Town and County - Manchester, Manchester Police Officer Gerad Gonzalez and Caruso risked their lives to save a man from a burning SUV after a car crash. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Caruso, 47, was driving home to Royal Acres subdivision in Des Peres at 9:51 p.m. Tuesday with his 15-year-old daughter after dropping off one of her friends who lives a short …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
One car caught fire and two people were hospitalized after a crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carmen Roads.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Emergency crews responded to the crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carman roads Tuesday night. One car caught fire and two people were hospitalized.
West County EMS and Fire Protection District crews responded to the crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carman roads, just on the outskirts of Manchester, around 9:51 p.m. Tuesday. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) A passerby notifed Manchester Police that there was an accident with a car on fire. Manchester police arrived on the scene, but realized the crash was in unincorporated St. Louis County, so St. Louis County Police handled the accident. West County Deputy Chief Jeff Sadtler tells Town and Country - Manchester Patch a utulity pole was knocked down as a result of the accident. No word on what caused the initial crash, but one car caught fire as a result. "It looked like the rear end of the one …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
A head-on crash into a Clayton Road utility pole left one person injured and shut off power to area residents for nearly 12 hours.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
The family of Beverly Fabian, who died when her car struck a telephone pole, tells Patch she was a woman dedicated to her church and to helping others.
The funeral for Beverly Fabian, the Town and Country woman who died Wednesday from injuries she sustained in a one car accident near Queeny Park, was Saturday at Ballwin Baptist Church. Fabian attended that church since 1971, according to her brother Ed Fabian. "Beveryly was very church oriented and always about taking care of other people. Not a very materialistic person," Fabien tells Patch. "That's how she lived her life, always taking care of others." According to Town and Country Police, Beverly Fabian, 62, of the 1500 block of Foxleigh crossed the center line of South Mason Road and struck a telephone pole Wednesday. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Fabian was alone in the car at the time…