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Car veers off road, strikes house near Dupo

By on January 11, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Miraculously, no injuries were reported after a car veered off the roadway and struck the corner of a house east of Dupo before overturning shortly before midnight late Wednesday night.

Columbia firemen assess the damage after a car struck a house and overturned on Imbs Station Road late Wednesday night. (Corey Saathoff photo)

Columbia firemen assess the damage after a car struck a house and overturned on Imbs Station Road late Wednesday night. (Corey Saathoff photo)

Columbia fire and EMS personnel assisted the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department with the crash, which occurred on Imbs Station Road near Wood Trail Lane.

A white Toyota rental car driven by Michael Golightly of East Carondelet went off the roadway to the left at a curve in the road and struck the corner of a home owned by Curtis Hass at 1635 Imbs Station Road.

Golightly was seen walking around following the crash and declined medical transport. No occupants of the modular home were harmed in the incident.



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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.