Gerald Beers, 79, Killed, 2 Injured In 3-Car Crash on US Route 67 near Montauk Driver in Jefferson County

Festus Man Killed and 2 Hospitalized in Jefferson County Crash on U.S. 67

Gerald Beers

Gerald Beers, 79, Killed, 2 Injured In 3-Car Crash on US Route 67 near Montauk Driver in Jefferson County

Jefferson County, Missouri (January 2, 2017) – A Festus man was killed, and two other drivers hospitalized in a three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Jefferson County, police said.

The fatal collision happened at about 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 1, along U.S. Route 67, near Montauk Drive in Jefferson County.

According to Missouri Highway Patrol, 79-year-old Gerald Beers, of Festus was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado when he failed to yield to a 2000 Ford Excursion driven by Paul Fears, 32, of Festus while he was attempting to cross U.S. Route 67 from Montauk Drive.

The patrol said Beers’ vehicle was then hit to the left side by Fears’ car. The collision sent Beers’ vehicle into the left lane of traffic and finally into the right side of a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Christopher Singleton, 15, of Bonne Terre.

According to the patrol, all the three motorists were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash where Beers was declared deceased at about 10:53 a.m. Monda.

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