Monday, January 2, 2017

Fatal Wreck Near Union Star

There was a fatal wreck near Union Star Thursday night that claimed the life of James Evans (60) of Union Star. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a 2007 Chevy SUV driven by Evans was northbound on 169 three miles west of Union Star at around 4:25 pm, while a 2016 Chevy Express Van driven by Eric Tamboli (32) of Belton (MO) was southbound. The SUV crossed the center line and struck the van behind the driver’s side door. The van overturned off the west side, coming to rest off its wheels facing south. The SUV spun off the west side of the road, coming to rest on its wheels facing south. Tamboli received minor injuries. Evans was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident; Tamboli was not.

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