Two Vehicle Collision on Hwy 218

On October 10th, at approximately 12:35 p.m., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a two-vehicle collision, near mile marker 44, on southbound Highway 218.

An investigation into the collision determined, George Rashid, 87, Burlington, was attempting to make a U-turn in the southbound lanes of Highway 218.  Brian Patchett, 56, St Louis, Missouri, was also travelling southbound on Highway 218, and approached the Rashid vehicle as Rashid was trying to make the turn.

The front of Patchett’s car collided with the rear of Rashid’s. Rashid was cited for an Unsafe U-turn.  The combined damages, between the vehicles, was estimated at $8,000.  Both vehicles were driven from the scene and no injuries were reported.