Cape Girardeau man badly hurt in Perry County crash

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- A Cape Girardeau man received serious injuries in a Sunday night crash in Perry County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Waldenmar O. Martinez, 27, was injured when the 1998 Chevrolet Malibu he was riding in crossed the centerline and hit a 2010 Dodge Ram truck driven by Wayne M. Dailey, 61, of Tilden, Ill., on Highway 51, just north of County Road 920, near Perryville.

Lorenzo R. Hernandez, 24, was driving the car Martinez rode in. Martinez was taken by helicopter to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Dailey was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. Both were wearing their seat belts.

Hernandez was not injured.

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