Patricia E Callaghan, John Callaghan Killed in Truck Accident in St Louis County, MO

December 18, 2018
Victim's Name(s)
Patricia E Callaghan, John Callaghan
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Missouri State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Tractor-Trailer
Direction Traveled
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Potential Laws Violated

Involuntary manslaughter, careless imprudent driving

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle was rear ended and forced into driver's side of semi-truck

What Happened

Missouri State Highway Patrol officials are investigating an accident that killed two people in St. Louis County, MO on December 18th, 2018. 71-year-old Patricia E Callaghan and 82-year-old John Callaghan were killed when their vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup and pushed into an 18-wheeler. Patricia E Callaghan was pronounced dead at the scene. John Callaghan later died at the hospital. The driver of the 18-wheeler, 52-year-old Oleksandr Voytouych,  was not injured The driver of the pickup faces potential charges of involuntary manslaughter and careless and imprudent driving.

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