Scott City residents arrested after head-on collision

Friday, March 12, 2010

An accident Thursday near Scott City injured two teens and led to charges filed against both drivers involved in the head-on collision.

According to Mary Ann Nelson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Brennan G. Uelsmann, 19, was arrested on suspicion of felony assault for his part in an accident on County Road 312 around 10:40 p.m. Thursday. The 2002 Mitsubishi Uelsmann was driving collided on a hillcrest with a 2000 Pontiac driven by John D. Adams, 26, of Scott City, according to the highway patrol. Adams was later arrested for driving under the influence.

The collision did not injure Adams but sent Uelsmann and his passenger, Adam S. Holmes, 19, of Oran, Mo., to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Both teens were treated for moderate injuries.

Nelson said an investigation revealed Uelsmann also was intoxicated when the accident occurred.

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