Vehicle crash with entrapment on U.S. Highway 63 near Bill Virdon Blvd

On May 5 at 7:49 a.m., officers with the West Plains Police Department were dispatched for a traffic crash. The caller advised two vehicles had crashed and some of the parties involved were injured and entrapped. Witnesses said the crash happened on U.S. Highway 63 near Bill Virdon Boulevard in West Plains.
The officers that arrived in the area found a Chrysler Pacifica with front end damage stopped in the intersection facing northwest. The other vehicle, a Toyota truck, had severe damage to the driver and passenger side door area, and was resting up against the traffic light pole on the northwest side of the intersection.
The driver of the Chrysler, a 48-year-old female, said she was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 63 and struck the passenger side of the Toyota truck which was making a left hand turn from U.S. Highway 63 onto Bill Virdon.
The dirver of the Toyota, an 18-year-old male, received injuries and was transported by Emergency Medical Services to the hospital.
The West Plains Fire Department had to extricate two occupants, a 13-year-old and 7-year-old, from the Toyota because of the damage.
The driver of the Chrysler declined being transported by Emergency Medical Services, but reported possible injuries. The other two occupants of the Toyota were transported to the hospital for moderate to severe injuries.
Multiple witnesses that were at the intersection when the crash happened said the Chrysler failed to stop for the red traffic signal and crashed into the Toyota.
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