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Rollover crash on Triple Lakes Road

By on December 24, 2018 at 9:22 am

One person was injured in a rollover crash shortly after midnight Dec. 24 on Triple Lakes Road near Wagner Road north of Columbia in rural St. Clair County.

The Columbia Fire Department responded along with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department and Columbia EMS.

Police said a 2013 Ford Taurus driven by Herbert L. Brunkhorst, 57, of Cahokia, was traveling east in the 7800 block of Triple Lakes Road when he swerved to avoid striking a deer in the roadway, ran off the road and overturned in a field. Brunkhorst was transported via Columbia EMS to Mercy South in St. Louis for treatment on non-life-threatening injuries.

A witness told police he heard the crash from his residence, went to the accident site and helped Herbert exit the vehicle.

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