Friday, August 17, 2012
Watch the dramatic events that unfolded after a fiery car crash outside Des Peres on this police dash cam video.
As previously reported by Patch, recue crews responded to a fiery crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carman roads, just outside Des Peres, around 9:51 p.m. Tuesday. After numerous emails from Patch readers, we've learned more about what happened that night and why residents are hailing Manchester Police Officer Gerad Gonzalez of Fenton a "hero." It was all caught on the Manchester police dash cam video included in this article. You'll see and hear Gonzalez and a passerby risking their lives to save a man from a burning car, fire crews battling the blaze and a woman coping with nearly burning alive. (Sign up for the Kirkwood Patch newsletter to get breaking news alerts.) As it turns out, at the time of the crash, Gonzalez who is a 16-year-…
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Emergency crews responded to the crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carmen Roads Tuesday night. One car caught fire and two people were hospitalized.
West County EMS and Fire Protection District crews responsed to the crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carmen Roads, just outside Des Peres, around 9:51 p.m. Tuesday. A passerby notifed Manchester Police that there was an accident with a car on fire. Manchester police arrived on the scene, but realized it was St. Louis County, so St. Louis County Police handled the accident. West County Deputy Chief Jeff Sadtler tells Patch a utulity pole was knocked down as a result of the accident. No word on what caused the initial crash, but one car caught fire as a result. "It looked like the rear end of the one vehicle was struck and the fuel tank ruptured," Sadtler tells Patch. Des Peres ambulace services took one person to the hospital and West County …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Three St. Louis-area teenagers were involved in a golf cart crash Saturday night.
Three teens, including one from Kirkwood, were injured in a golf cart crash Saturday night. The crash occurred just after 6 p.m. four miles of Ironton on Killarney Drive. The golf cart, driven by 16-year-old Matthew Bruns of Kirkwood, crossed a T-intersection and overturned in a ditch. Riding with Bruns in the cart were 15-year-old St. Peters resident Lauren Gamache and 15-year-old St Charles resident Andrew Huber. Bruns and Huber were taken by ambulance to Iron County Hospital with minor injuries. Gamache was taken by ambulance to Parkland Hospital with moderate injuries. The golf cart sustained minor damage.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Five students directly involved with a violent altercation on the college's Meramec campus have been expelled, effective immediately.
Five students directly involved in a violent fight that broke out on the St. Louis Community College at Meramec campus Monday have been expelled, effective immediately, STLCC announced in a statement released Thursday. Three of the students were arrested on charges of assault and turned over to the Kirkwood Police Department. Two students sustained minor injuries during the fight. See previous articles: Campus police arrived on the scene within seconds of receiving a report of the altercation and handled the situation quickly and according to established college procedures, the statement says. "The safety and security of our college’s students, faculty, staff and visitors are of our utmost concern," STLCC says. The accompanying video was …
Two people sustained minor injuries in the fight that broke out on the Meramec campus Monday and involved the arrest of three people.
Two people sustained minor injuries from the violent fight that broke out on the St. Louis Community College at Meramec campus Monday. It's unclear whether the two who sustained injuries were involved with the fight, according to DeLancey Smith, director of communications for the college. (See previous article: Brawl Breaks Out on Meramec Campus, Three Arrested) The three people arrested after the fight were arrested on charges of assault, Smith said. The degree of the charges is unclear at this time. An official incident report has yet to be completed and filed by campus police. The altercation that drew a crowd of bystanders broke out between the Business Administration and Communications South buildings afternoon passing periods. Police…
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Two men working on an electrical panel at Total Hockey in Kirkwood were treated for injuries Tuesday following a shortage.
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