Paris Man Injured in Head On Collision in Monroe County

A Paris man is recovering from injuries after a head on collision in Monroe County on Tuesday, August 23, 2023.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol accident report it happened on US Highway 24, three miles west of Paris.

A vehicle driven by 63-year-old Peggy Lehenbauer ran off the road, hit an embankment, returned to the road, overcorrected and struck a vehicle driven by 61-year-old David C. Fitzgerald of Holliday head on.

Fitzgerald was not injured in the accident.

Lehenbauer was taken by Monroe County Ambulance to University Hospital with minor injuries.

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